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Bucknam Name Meaning

habitational name from a place in Norfolk named Buckenham, from the Old English personal name Bucca (with genitive -n) + Old English ham ‘homestead’. reduced form of Buckingham.

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


Similar surnames: Buckman, Beckham, Bickham, Rackham, Bucknell, Burcham, Putnam

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Bucknam Family Origin

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Bucknam Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Sea Captain

    25%

In 1881, Farmer and Sea Captain were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bucknam. The most common Bucknam occupation in Canada was Farmer. 75% of Bucknam's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Bucknam | Data not to scale

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Bucknam Life Expectancy

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