Bucks Family History

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Bucks Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Buchs. Possibly also English or German, a patronymic from Buck 1 or 3.

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


Similar surnames: Lucks, Buck, Backs, Bock, Brucks, Buckson, Tunks, Bunts, Burks, Buchs

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Bucks Family Origin

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Bucks Family Occupations

What did your Bucks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bucks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Bucks's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bucks. A less common occupation for the Bucks family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Bucks Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bucks Life Expectancy

What is the average Bucks lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bucks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Bucks in 1961 was 57, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bucks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bucks 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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