Buer Family History

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Buer Name Meaning

North German: probably a habitational name from a place so named near Essen, or a variant of Buhr. Norwegian: habitational name from the common farm name Buer, from the plural of bu ‘booth’, ‘temporary dwelling’ (from Old Norse búð).

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

Similar surnames: Beer, Bue, Bruer, Auer, Bur, Duer, Baer, Buser, Burr, Bier

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Buer Family Origin

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Buer Family Occupations

What did your Buer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farm Laborer and Janitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Buer. 34% of Buer men worked as a Farm Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Teacher

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Janitress

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

Buer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Buer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Buer. 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 801 military records available for the last name Buer. For the veterans among your Buer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buer Life Expectancy

What is the average Buer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Buer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Buer in 1962 was 82, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buer 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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