Buskirk Family History

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Buskirk Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Boskerck, a habitational name from an unidentified place named as ‘the church in the woods’, from Middle Dutch bos ‘woodland’ + kerk ‘church’.

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


Similar surnames: Busker, Bulick, Selkirk, Newkirk, Busick, Kirk, Musick, Busser, Buser

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Buskirk Family Origin

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Buskirk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Buskirk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Buskirk's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buskirk. A less common occupation for the Buskirk family was Farming.

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Buskirk Historical Records

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Buskirk Life Expectancy

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