Buchwald Family History

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Buchwald Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech forest, from Middle High German buoche ‘beech’ + walt ‘forest’, or a habitational name from any of numerous minor places so named, mainly in eastern Germany. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name, as in 1, or an ornamental adoption of it.

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


Similar surnames: Buchholz, Wald, Buchta, Grunwald, Buchele, Berwald, Buchmann, Schwalm

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Buchwald Family Origin

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Buchwald Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Tailor

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Buchwald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Buchwald's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buchwald. A less common occupation for the Buchwald family was Blacksmith.

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Buchwald Historical Records

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Buchwald Life Expectancy

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