Buell Family History

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Buell Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Bowell. Dutch: occupational name for a hangman.

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

Similar surnames: Bull, Bell, Bodell, Quell, Bill, Hell, Euell, Buel, Duell, Buehl

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Buell Family Origin

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Buell Family Occupations

What did your Buell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Buell family was Clerk. Farmer, Servant and Traveller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buell. The most common Buell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Buell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Servant

  • Traveller

  • Clerk


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

Buell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Buell Life Expectancy

What is the average Buell lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Buell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Buell in 1941 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buell 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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