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Buchholz Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived near a beech wood, from Middle High German buoch ‘beech’ + holz ‘wood’, or a habitational name from a place named Buchholz, of which there are numerous examples, especially in northern Germany. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Buchholz ‘beech wood’ (see 1).

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


Similar surnames: Eichholz, Buchwald, Wachholz, Eichhorn, Bockholt, Birkholz, Bergholz

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Buchholz Family Origin

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Buchholz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buchholz family was Farming. The most common Buchholz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Buchholz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buchholz.

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Buchholz Historical Records

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Buchholz Life Expectancy

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