Buchs Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a box tree or thicket, Middle High German buhs. Compare Box.

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


Similar surnames: Buch, Buche, Fuchs, Luchs, Busch, Buis, Bush, Dachs, Ochs, Buchen

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Buchs Family Origin

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Buchs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    17%
  • Stone Mason

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buchs family was Stone Mason. The most common Buchs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Buchs's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buchs.

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Buchs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Buchs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Buchs in 1961 was 69, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buchs

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