Buckwalter Family History

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Buckwalter Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Buchwalder.

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

Similar surnames: Buchwalter, Bookwalter, Buckler, Buckhalter, Buckle, Showalter

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Buckwalter Family Origin

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Buckwalter Family Occupations

What did your Buckwalter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Buckwalter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Buckwalter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buckwalter. A less common occupation for the Buckwalter family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Retired Farmer

  • Carpenter


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Buckwalter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Buckwalter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buckwalter 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 638 immigration records available for the last name Buckwalter. 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 Buckwalter. For the veterans among your Buckwalter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buckwalter Life Expectancy

What is the average Buckwalter lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Buckwalter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Buckwalter in 1951 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buckwalter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buckwalter 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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