Buchner Family History

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Buchner Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or beech wood, a variant of Buch + the suffix -(n)er denoting an inhabitant, or a habitational name from any of various places called Buchen, for example in Baden (east of Heidelberg). Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a scholar or scribe, from German Buch ‘book’, Yiddish bukh + the agent suffix -ner.

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

Similar surnames: Bucher, Bichler, Buehner, Buche, Boehner, Buchen, Bochner, Buchinger

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Buchner Family Origin

Where is the Buchner family from?

Buchner Family Occupations

What did your Buchner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Buchner family was Tailor. The most common Buchner occupation in the UK was Boot Finisher. 33% of Buchner's were Boot Finishers. Boot Finisher and Carrier were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Buchner.

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  • Boot Finisher

  • Carrier

  • Tailor


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

Buchner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Buchner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buchner 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Buchner. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Buchner. For the veterans among your Buchner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buchner Life Expectancy

What is the average Buchner lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Buchner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Buchner in 1953 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buchner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buchner 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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