Buist Name Meaning

Scottish (Fife): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Biss, Buick, Bise, Bui, Burt, Huitt, Quint, Grist, Bunt, Foist

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Buist Family Origin

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Buist Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Cabinet Maker

    15%
  • Clerk

    15%
  • Cultivateur

    15%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Buist family was Cultivateur. The most common Buist occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Buist's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buist.

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Buist Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Buist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Buist in 1956 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buist

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