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Buckler Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of buckles Middle English bokeler Old French bouclier (see Buckle ). Perhaps in some instances a nickname for a fencer from Middle English bokeler-player. German: variant of Buchler Americanized form of German Büchler (see Buechler ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Buckle, Buckley, Beckler, Seckler, Buchler, Beckley, Ducker, Buttler

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Where is the Buckler family from?

You can see how Buckler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buckler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Buckler families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 67 Buckler families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 41% of all the recorded Buckler's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Buckler families in 1911.
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What did your Buckler ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Buckler. 40% of Buckler men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Buckler women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buckler were Merchant and Operator. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Clerk
  • Merchant

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
  • Lock Tender
  • Stenographer
  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Buckler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buckler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Buckler. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Buckler. For the veterans among your Buckler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buckler lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Buckler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Buckler in 1944 was 34, and 69 in 2004.

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