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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Huffer

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Huff"er
A bully; a blusterer.

huff +‎ -er

  1. A bully; a blusterer.
  2. A drug addict who gets a high by inhaling or sniffing intoxicating fumes, as in glue or aerosols.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Huffer

Hermann Hüffer was a historian, jurist, and historianandjurist. Hermann was born on March 24th, 1830 in Münster. He breathed his last breath on March 15th, 1905.


Fred K. Huffer was a musician. Fred was born on January 1st, 1879 in Stewardson, Illinois, United Stastes. He left this life on August 23rd, 1943.


Craig was born on October 27th, 1989. Craig is also known as Huffer and Craig David.


Sally was born on September 17th, 1965 in Elgin, Illinois.


Will Huffer is an athlete for the Leeds United F.C.


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Popularity of Huffer as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Huffer U.S.
  White 95.81% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Huffer

People with the last name Huffer are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Huffer

  • How Popular is the name Huffer? As a last name Huffer was the 12,089th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Huffer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Huffer is Wednesday, August 18th, 1897.
  • How unique is the name Huffer? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Huffer. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Huffer: Your name in reverse order is Reffuh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fheufr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Huffer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,578 people with the last name Huffer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Huffer? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Huffer as their last name since less than 1 person in 115k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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