Buller Family History

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Buller Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a scribe or copyist, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French bulle ‘letter’, ‘document’. English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in Normandy that has not been identified. If it is Bouillé, and so identical with Bulley 1, the -er(s) may have arisen by analogy with other Norman place names in -ière(s) (see for example Villers). German: nickname for a man with a loud voice, from an agent derivative of Middle High German bullen ‘to roar’ (of imitative origin).

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

Similar surnames: Fuller, Tuller, Huller, Beller, Biller, Boller, Bullen, Bulley

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Buller Family Origin

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Buller Family Occupations

What did your Buller ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Buller family was Bricklayer. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buller. The most common Buller occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Buller's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Bricklayer


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

Buller Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 49,000 census records available for the last name Buller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buller 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Buller. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Buller. For the veterans among your Buller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buller Life Expectancy

What is the average Buller lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Buller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Buller in 1953 was 63, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buller 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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