Buwalda Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Buwalda Name Meaning

Dutch: probably a habitational name from an unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Banda, Berwald, Baldi, Ugalde, Zawada, Wilda, Buchwald, Waldo, Buda

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Buwalda Family Origin

Where is the Buwalda family from?

Buwalda Family Occupations

What did your Buwalda ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Buwalda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Buwalda's were Farmers.

View Census data for Buwalda | Data not to scale

  • Farmer


United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Buwalda Historical Records

What Buwalda family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Buwalda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buwalda census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Buwalda

Passenger List

There are 440 immigration records available for the last name Buwalda. 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.

View all Buwalda immigration records

Draft Card

There are 124 military records available for the last name Buwalda. For the veterans among your Buwalda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Buwalda military records

You've only scratched the surface of Buwalda family history.

Buwalda Life Expectancy

What is the average Buwalda lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Buwalda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Buwalda in 1964 was 67, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buwalda

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buwalda 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.

Famous Buwalda Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name