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

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  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Tailor

    3%

In 1881, Annuitant, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buist. The most common Buist occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 5% of Buist's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Buist family was Tailor.

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Buist Historical Records

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Buist Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buist

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