Bookwalter Family History

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Bookwalter Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Buchwalter, a habitational name for someone from any of several places called Buchwald(e), the name of which means ‘beech forest’.

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


Similar surnames: Buchwalter, Holter, Balter, Goodwater, Burkhalter, Buchalter, Bolter

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Bookwalter Family Origin

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Bookwalter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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In 1880, the most common Bookwalter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Bookwalter's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bookwalter. A less common occupation for the Bookwalter family was Blacksmith.

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Bookwalter Historical Records

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Bookwalter Life Expectancy

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