Buch Family History

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Buch Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or beech wood, from Middle High German buoche, or a habitational name from any of the numerous places so named with this word, notably in Bavaria and Württemberg. (The beech tree is the main tree in the forests of central Europe.) Danish: from German (see 1) or a nickname from buk ‘he goat’. Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city): Hindu (Brahman) and Parsi name of unknown meaning. Indian (Panjab): Sikh name based on the name of a Jat clan.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Buck, Buche, Bach, Busch, Zuch, Beck, Buchs, Bruch, Hoch, Auch

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Buch Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Buch name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Buch. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    33%

  • Germanic Europe

    15%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    13%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    9%

  • European Jewish

    6%

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Buch Family Origin

Where is the Buch family from?

Buch Family Occupations

What did your Buch ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buch. A less common occupation for the Buch family was Dressmaker. The most common Buch occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Buch's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Labourer

    18%
  • Son

    12%
  • Dressmaker

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Buch ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Buch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Buch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Buch. 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 Card

There are 16,000 military records available for the last name Buch. For the veterans among your Buch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buch Life Expectancy

What is the average Buch lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Buch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Buch in 1950 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buch ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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