The Puffinburger surname comes from a few possible sources, Some instances come from the German word "buff," which means "push," or "shove;" and was likely a nickname
for a violent, aggressive person.
Early Origins of the Puffinburger family
The surname Puffinburger was first found in Austria
, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the Puffinburger family
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Puffinburger Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Puffer, Puff, Poff, Poffer, Pufer, Pofer, Pufker, Pufka and many more.
Early Notables of the Puffinburger family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Puffinburger family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Michl Puff, who emigrated from Bavaria
to Pennsylvania in 1844 with his wife and their five children, Christian Friedrich Puffe, who traveled from Hamburg to New York in 1851.