Buchwald Family History

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Buchwald Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech forest, from Middle High German buoche ‘beech’ + walt ‘forest’, or a habitational name from any of numerous minor places so named, mainly in eastern Germany. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name, as in 1, or an ornamental adoption of it.

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


Similar surnames: Buchholz, Wald, Buchta, Grunwald, Buchele, Berwald, Buchmann, Schwalm

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Buchwald Family Origin

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Buchwald Family Occupations

What did your Buchwald ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buchwald. 16% of Buchwald men worked as a Salesman and 15% of Buchwald women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buchwald were Farmer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    16%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Machinist
    6%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Saleslady
    10%
  • Finisher
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Buchwald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Buchwald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buchwald 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Buchwald. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Buchwald. For the veterans among your Buchwald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buchwald Life Expectancy

What is the average Buchwald lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Buchwald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Buchwald in 1956 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

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