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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

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Scholar

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Buckland family was Labourer. 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.

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Buckland Historical Records

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Buckland Life Expectancy

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