Buchta Family History

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Buchta Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place near the Czech border named Buchbach, pronounced and also recorded as Buchba, from a variant of which the surname arose. German: habitational name from a place named Buchte in Brandenburg. In eastern Germany, possibly from the Sorbian personal name Buchta, ultimately a derivative of Boguslav. Czech, Slovak, Polish, and eastern German: from buchta ‘baked yeast dumpling’ (see Buchtel 2). Czech: possibly from a derivative of Budislav or some other personal name formed with budi- ‘to awaken or inspire’.

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


Similar surnames: Bach, Bucher, Buch, Buche, Buchen, Kuchta, Bacha, Butta, Buchtel

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Buchta Family Origin

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Buchta Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buchta family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buchta. The most common Buchta occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Buchta's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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Buchta Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Buchta. For the veterans among your Buchta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buchta Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Buchta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Buchta in 1957 was 36, and 68 in 2004.

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