Buchen Family History

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Buchen Name Meaning

German (Büchen): habitational name from Buchen, a place east of Hamburg, in Odenwald district, so named with Middle High German buoche ‘beech tree’, ‘beech wood’.

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

Similar surnames: Bucher, Buche, Buchner, Buchan, Kucher, Buchta, Bushey, Bechen, Buchs

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Buchen Family Origin

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Buchen Family Occupations

What did your Buchen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Buchen. A less common occupation for the Buchen family was Coalman. The most common Buchen occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 33% of Buchen's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Coalman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Buchen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Buchen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Buchen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buchen 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 511 immigration records available for the last name Buchen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Buchen. For the veterans among your Buchen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buchen Life Expectancy

What is the average Buchen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Buchen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Buchen in 1963 was 78, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buchen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buchen 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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