Buie Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname from Gaelic buidhe ‘yellow’, ‘fair-haired’. See also Bowie.

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


Similar surnames: Buice, Duke, Bunt, Ruge, Boire, Auge, Buser, Bunce, Bump, Suite

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Buie Family Origin

Where is the Buie family from?

SHOW MORE

Buie Family Occupations

What did your Buie ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Ag. Lab.

    4%
  • Agent Life Insurance Society

    4%

In 1881, the most common Buie occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Buie's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Ag. Lab. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buie. A less common occupation for the Buie family was Agent Life Insurance Society.

Source: Census data for Buie | Data not to scale

Buie Historical Records

What Buie family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Buie ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Buie

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Buie Life Expectancy

What is the average Buie lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buie 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Buie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Buie in 1943 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buie

Famous Buie Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Look up another name