Buckle Family History

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Buckle Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of buckles, from Middle English bokel ‘buckle’. Americanized spelling of German Buckel.

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

Similar surnames: Buckler, Buckley, Muckle, Heckle, Huckle, Beckler, Buche, Tickle

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Buckle Family Origin

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Buckle Family Occupations

What did your Buckle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, School Teacher and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buckle. A less common occupation for the Buckle family was Butcher. The most common Buckle occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Buckle's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • School Teacher

  • Journalier

  • Butcher


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

Buckle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 82,000 census records available for the last name Buckle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buckle 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Buckle. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Buckle. For the veterans among your Buckle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buckle Life Expectancy

What is the average Buckle lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Buckle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Buckle in 1958 was 72, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buckle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buckle 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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