Buk 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: Buck, Bu, Kuk, Bak, Bur, Burk, Bua, Bub, Bok, Busk

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Buk Family Origin

Where is the Buk family from?

Buk Family Occupations

What did your Buk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buk family was Watchman. Carpenter, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buk. The most common Buk occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Buk's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Watchman


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

Buk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Buk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buk 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 874 immigration records available for the last name Buk. 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 Buk. For the veterans among your Buk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buk Life Expectancy

What is the average Buk lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Buk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Buk in 1944 was 19, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buk 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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