Buckman Family History

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Buckman Name Meaning

occupational name for a goatherd, Middle English bukkeman (from Old English bucca ‘he-goat’ + mann ‘man’). occupational name for a scholar or scribe, Middle English bocman (from Old English boc ‘book’ + mann ‘man’). possibly also a habitational name, a reduced form of Buckingham or a metathesized form of Bucknam.

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

Similar surnames: Backman, Beckman, Luckman, Hackman, Brickman, Hickman, Buchmann

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Buckman Family Origin

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Buckman Family Occupations

What did your Buckman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Buckman. 12% of Buckman men worked as a Gardener and 74% of Buckman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buckman were Farmworker and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener
  • Cowman
  • General Labourer
  • Farmworker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
  • Private Means
  • Domestic Servant

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

Buckman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 54,000 census records available for the last name Buckman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buckman 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 Buckman. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Buckman. For the veterans among your Buckman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buckman Life Expectancy

What is the average Buckman lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Buckman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Buckman in 1946 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

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