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Buechel Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (Büchel):: variant of Bühl (see Buehl ). topographic name from the field name Büchelin ‘beech grove beech stand’ or a habitational name from any of several places so named. Compare Buchel .

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


Similar surnames: Bucher, Buechler, Buchen, Buescher, Buche, Buchele, Becher, Prechel

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Where is the Buechel family from?

You can see how Buechel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buechel family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Buechel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 35 Buechel families living in Missouri. This was about 42% of all the recorded Buechel's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Buechel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buechel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buechel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Buechel. 39% of Buechel men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Buechel women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buechel were Machinist and Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Saleslady
    19%
  • Housework
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Buechel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buechel 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 256 immigration records available for the last name Buechel. 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 557 military records available for the last name Buechel. For the veterans among your Buechel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buechel lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Buechel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Buechel in 1940 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

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