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Buescher Name Meaning

German (Büscher): topographic name for someone who lived near a copse, from Middle High German busch ‘copse’, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word or from any of the numerous places called Busch.

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


Similar surnames: Buscher, Bucher, Becher, Luscher, Buecker, Escher, Boeschen, Prescher

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Where is the Buescher family from?

You can see how Buescher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buescher family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Buescher families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Buescher family living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Buescher's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Buescher families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buescher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buescher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buescher. 23% of Buescher men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Buescher women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buescher were Bookkeeper 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
    23%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Stenographer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Buescher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buescher 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 494 immigration records available for the last name Buescher. 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 843 military records available for the last name Buescher. For the veterans among your Buescher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buescher lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Buescher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Buescher in 1958 was 56, and 76 in 2004.

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