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Duffus Early Origins



The surname Duffus was first found in Allassac in Limousin where the family held a family seat before the 12th century with lands and estates.

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Duffus Spelling Variations


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Duffus Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dufour, du Four, Dufourg, Dufourc, Dufoure, Dufur, Duffour, Duffourg, Duffur, Duffoure, Dufoure, Dufaure, du Faure, DuFaur, Duffaur, Duffare, Duffure and many more.

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Duffus Early History


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Duffus Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duffus research. Another 1027 words (73 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1324, 1340, 1400, 1404, 1438, 1448, 1460, 1492, 1514, 1552, 1570, and 1693 are included under the topic Early Duffus History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Duffus Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Duffus Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Duffus Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Duffus Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Duffus, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1806
  • Jane Duffus, who arrived in Saratoga, NY in 1855
  • Jessie Duffus, aged 28, who emigrated to America, in 1893
  • John Duffus, aged 37, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894

Duffus Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Joanna Martin Duffus, aged 24, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Jeanie Duffus, aged 34, who landed in America from Broughly Ferry, in 1906
  • Joseph Duffus, aged 22, who landed in America from Aberdeenshire, in 1906
  • Chas. G. Duffus, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Aberdeenshire, in 1906
  • James Duffus, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Duffus Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Cornelius Dugan U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Duffus Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Mary Duffus, aged 70, who settled in Halifax, Canada, in 1924

Duffus Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Duffus, aged 46, a labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Resolute" in 1865

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Contemporary Notables of the name Duffus (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Duffus (post 1700)



  • Parris Duffus (b. 1970), retired American professional ice hockey goaltender
  • Louis George Duffus (1904-1984), Australian-born, South African cricketer
  • Joseph James Duffus (1876-1957), Canadian merchant and parliamentarian

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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The Duffus Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Duffus Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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