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Bulloch Family History

Bulloch Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Balloch, a locality in Bonhill, Dumbartonshire, named with Gaelic beallach ‘pass’. The change of vowel is probably due to confusion with Bullock.

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


Similar surnames: Tulloch, Bullock, Malloch, Bollom, Bulick, Lillich, Busch, Bulley

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Where is the Bulloch family from?

You can see how Bulloch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bulloch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bulloch families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 67 Bulloch families living in London. This was about 15% of all the recorded Bulloch's in the UK. London had the highest population of Bulloch families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bulloch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bulloch 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 Bulloch. 81% of Bulloch women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    81%
  • Private Means
    11%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    3%
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Bulloch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bulloch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bulloch. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bulloch. For the veterans among your Bulloch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bulloch lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bulloch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bulloch in 1951 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

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