Buer Family History

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Buer Name Meaning

North German: probably a habitational name from a place so named near Essen, or a variant of Buhr. Norwegian: habitational name from the common farm name Buer, from the plural of bu ‘booth’, ‘temporary dwelling’ (from Old Norse búð).

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


Similar surnames: Beer, Bue, Bruer, Auer, Bur, Duer, Baer, Buser, Burr, Bier

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Buer Family Origin

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Buer Family Occupations

What did your Buer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Buer family was Charwoman. The most common Buer occupation in the UK was Butcher. 17% of Buer's were Butchers. Butcher, Butchers Shop and Cab Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buer.

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  • Butcher

    17%
  • Butchers Shop

    8%
  • Cab Driver

    8%
  • Charwoman

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Buer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Buer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Buer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Buer. 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 Buer. For the veterans among your Buer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buer Life Expectancy

What is the average Buer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Buer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Buer in 1962 was 82, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buer 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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