Buckel Family History

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Buckel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Burkhart. German: descriptive nickname for a person with a hunchback. Possibly a German metonymic occupational name for a metalworker, from Middle High German buckel ‘(embossed) buckle on a shield’. English: variant spelling of Buckle.

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

Similar surnames: Bickel, Beckel, Buckey, Burkel, Gockel, Buckels, Rucker, Buckle

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Buckel Family Origin

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Buckel Family Occupations

What did your Buckel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Agricultine Tractor Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Buckel. 4% of Buckel men worked as an Agricultine Tractor Driver and 56% of Buckel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buckel were Builders Labourer and Domestic Duties Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Agricultine Tractor Driver
  • Brewers Lorry Drivers Mate Heavy Worker
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Cotton Ring spinner
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid

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

Buckel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Buckel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buckel 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 781 immigration records available for the last name Buckel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Buckel. For the veterans among your Buckel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buckel Life Expectancy

What is the average Buckel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Buckel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Buckel in 1958 was 55, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buckel

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