Buhman Family History

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Buhman Name Meaning

North German (Buhmann): Low German form of Baumann, a variant of Bauer.

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


Similar surnames: Buhrman, Butman, Bumann, Buman, Bohman, Bushman, Putman, Buxman

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Buhman Family Origin

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Buhman Family Occupations

What did your Buhman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buhman. 36% of Buhman men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Buhman women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buhman were Farm Labor and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Farm Labor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    22%
  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Secretary
    15%

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

Buhman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Buhman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buhman 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 347 immigration records available for the last name Buhman. 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 363 military records available for the last name Buhman. For the veterans among your Buhman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buhman Life Expectancy

What is the average Buhman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Buhman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Buhman in 1960 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buhman

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