Bul 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: Bu, Bull, Aul, Bel, Buhl, Bula, Bal, Bur, Dul, Byl

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Bul Family Origin

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Bul Family Occupations

What did your Bul ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farm Labourer and Railway Guard were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bul. The most common Bul occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 50% of Bul's were Farm Labourers.

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  • Farm Labourer

  • Railway Guard


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Bul Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bul. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bul 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 435 immigration records available for the last name Bul. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Bul. For the veterans among your Bul ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bul Life Expectancy

What is the average Bul lifespan?

Between 1976 and 1997, in the United States, Bul life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bul in 1976 was 80, and 74 in 1997.

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