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Buche Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Buchau (Bavaria) or Bucha (eastern Germany). Alternatively, it may be a topographic name from Middle High German buoche ‘beech tree’. French: perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a woodsman, from buche ‘log’.

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

Similar surnames: Bucher, Buch, Buchen, Buchs, Boche, Bacher, Such, Busch, Bouche

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Where is the Buche family from?

You can see how Buche families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buche family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Buche families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Buche families living in Quebec. This was about 43% of all the recorded Buche's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Buche families in 1911.
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What did your Buche ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Carpenter was the top reported job for people in the CA named Buche. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Carpenter
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Buche. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buche 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 785 immigration records available for the last name Buche. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Buche. For the veterans among your Buche ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buche lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Buche life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Buche in 1963 was 84, and 75 in 2004.

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