Buchholz Family History

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Buchholz Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived near a beech wood, from Middle High German buoch ‘beech’ + holz ‘wood’, or a habitational name from a place named Buchholz, of which there are numerous examples, especially in northern Germany. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Buchholz ‘beech wood’ (see 1).

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


Similar surnames: Eichholz, Buchwald, Wachholz, Eichhorn, Bockholt, Birkholz, Bergholz

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Buchholz Family Origin

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Buchholz Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Buchholz occupation in the UK was Wheelwright. 100% of Buchholz's were Wheelwrights.

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Buchholz Historical Records

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Buchholz Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Buchholz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Buchholz in 1944 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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