Buchheit Family History

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Buchheit Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Buchheide, literally ‘beech heath’, denoting an open plain with scattered beech trees.

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


Similar surnames: Buchheim, Buchner, Bucher, Buchholz, Buche, Buchmeier, Buckhout

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Buchheit Family Origin

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Buchheit Family Occupations

What did your Buchheit ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Buchheit occupation in the USA was Laborer. 14% of Buchheit's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Brewery Prop. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buchheit. A less common occupation for the Buchheit family was Butcher.

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  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Brewery Prop.

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%

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

Buchheit Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Buchheit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buchheit 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Buchheit. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Buchheit. For the veterans among your Buchheit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buchheit Life Expectancy

What is the average Buchheit lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Buchheit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Buchheit in 1951 was 53, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buchheit

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buchheit 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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