Bucher Family History

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Bucher Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Butcher. German: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or beech wood, from Middle High German buoche ‘beech tree’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. German: habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Buch. French (Bûcher): occupational name for a logger or woodsman, from a derivative of buche ‘log’.

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

Similar surnames: Buche, Buchner, Becher, Bacher, Kucher, Buscher, Buchen, Butcher

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Bucher Family Origin

Where is the Bucher family from?

Bucher Family Occupations

What did your Bucher ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Gardener, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bucher. A less common occupation for the Bucher family was Assessor & Collector Of Income (Tax). The most common Bucher occupation in the UK was Gardener. 10% of Bucher's were Gardeners.

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  • Gardener

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Assessor & Collector Of Income (Tax)


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

Bucher Historical Records

What Bucher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Bucher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bucher 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Bucher. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Bucher. For the veterans among your Bucher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bucher Life Expectancy

What is the average Bucher lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bucher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Bucher in 1943 was 61, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bucher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bucher 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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