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Bucar Family History

Bucar Name Meaning

Slovenian and Croatian (Bučar): occupational name or perhaps a nickname derived from Slovenian and dialectal Croatian buča ‘pumpkin’ by extension also ‘gourd’. Slovenian (Bučar): topographic name derived from buč ‘well in the field’ or a habitational name for someone from the village called Buč from the same word. Compare Bucher 4 Butcher and Butscher .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Bucaro, Bubar, Bear, Buck, Lucas, Buda, Burr, Buch, Bachar, Kumar

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Where is the Bucar family from?

You can see how Bucar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bucar family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Bucar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Bucar families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Bucar's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Bucar families in 1911.
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What did your Bucar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Bucar. 23% of Bucar men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Machine Operator
    12%
  • Labor
    12%
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Census Records

There are 750 census records available for the last name Bucar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bucar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 548 immigration records available for the last name Bucar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 443 military records available for the last name Bucar. For the veterans among your Bucar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bucar lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Bucar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bucar in 1966 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

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