Buhan Family History

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Buhan Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Buchan, Behan, Bohan, Buban, Buhman, Buzan, Buran, Buman, Bahan, Han

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Buhan Family Origin

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Buhan Family Occupations

What did your Buhan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Custodian were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buhan. 16% of Buhan men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Buhan women worked as a Custodian. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buhan were Cooper and On Farm

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Cooper
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Custodian
    13%
  • Inspector
    13%
  • Machine Operator
    13%
  • On Farm
    13%

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

Buhan Historical Records

What Buhan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 230 census records available for the last name Buhan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buhan 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 73 immigration records available for the last name Buhan. 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 43 military records available for the last name Buhan. For the veterans among your Buhan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buhan Life Expectancy

What is the average Buhan lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1998, in the United States, Buhan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Buhan in 1968 was 72, and 81 in 1998.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buhan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buhan 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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