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Buckland Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places in southern England (including nine in Devon) named Buckland, from Old English boc ‘book’ + land ‘land’, i.e. land held by right of a written charter, as opposed to folcland, land held by right of custom.

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


Similar surnames: Burland, Ackland, Buckman, Burkland, Kirkland, Buckley, Eckland

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Buckland Family Origin

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Buckland Family Occupations

What did your Buckland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Buckland occupation in Canada was Farmer. 45% of Buckland's were Farmers. Farmer, Scholar and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buckland. A less common occupation for the Buckland family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Scholar

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

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

Buckland Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Buckland Life Expectancy

What is the average Buckland lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Buckland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Buckland in 1952 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buckland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buckland 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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