Buche Family History

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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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Buche Family Origin

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Buche Family Occupations

What did your Buche ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Buche occupation in Canada was Factory Hand. 75% of Buche's were Factory Hands. Factory Hand and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Buche.

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  • Factory Hand

  • Farmer


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Buche Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Buche Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buche 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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