Buist Family History

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Buist Name Meaning

Scottish (Fife): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Biss, Buick, Bise, Bui, Burt, Huitt, Quint, Grist, Bunt, Foist

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Buist Family Origin

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Buist Family Occupations

What did your Buist ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Buist. 3% of Buist men worked as a General Labourer and 55% of Buist women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buist were A and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Police Constable
  • Timber Servant Dintinker retail Auttat
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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Domestic Servant
  • Domestic Duties

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

Buist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Buist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buist 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Buist. 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 Buist. For the veterans among your Buist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buist Life Expectancy

What is the average Buist lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Buist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Buist in 1956 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buist 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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