Bua Name Meaning

Italian (mainly Sicily): metonymic occupational name for a herdsman, or a nickname for a powerfully built man, from bue ‘ox’, an old variant of bove (from Latin bos, bovis ‘bull’).

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


Similar surnames: Buza, Busa, Bula, Bun, Bu, Bur, Bean, Bunt, Bear, Buffa

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Bua Family Origin

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Bua Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bua. 28% of Bua men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Bua women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bua were Tailor and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • New Worker
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Tailor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
    37%
  • Operator
    37%
  • Clerk
    28%

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

Bua Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bua. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bua 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 Bua. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 443 military records available for the last name Bua. For the veterans among your Bua ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bua Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bua life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bua in 1951 was 63, and 79 in 2004.

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