Buchter Family History

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Buchter Name Meaning

Probably a variant of German Buchtler, an occupational name for a baker of yeast dumplings (see Buchtel).

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

Similar surnames: Buchtel, Buchner, Bucher, Auchter, Bacher, Lichter, Dichter, Kucher

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Buchter Family Origin

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Buchter Family Occupations

What did your Buchter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Labor and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buchter. 4% of Buchter men worked as a Labor and 6% of Buchter women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buchter were Farmer and Examiner

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Labor
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Salesgirl
  • Seamstress
  • Examiner

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Buchter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Buchter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buchter 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 559 immigration records available for the last name Buchter. 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 838 military records available for the last name Buchter. For the veterans among your Buchter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buchter Life Expectancy

What is the average Buchter lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Buchter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Buchter in 1963 was 79, and 90 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buchter 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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