Buxman Family History

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Buxman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Buchsmann, a topographic name from Middle High German buhs(boum) ‘box (tree)’ (an early loanword from Latin buxus of the same meaning) + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Butman, Burman, Burgman, Putman, Bulman, Waxman, Bultman, Furman

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Buxman Family Origin

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Buxman Family Occupations

What did your Buxman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buxman. 14% of Buxman men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Buxman women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buxman were Laborer and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    14%
  • Farm Hand
    9%
  • Farm Tenant
    9%
  • Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    13%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Inspector
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%

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

Buxman Historical Records

What Buxman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 647 census records available for the last name Buxman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buxman 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 30 immigration records available for the last name Buxman. 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 114 military records available for the last name Buxman. For the veterans among your Buxman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buxman Life Expectancy

What is the average Buxman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Buxman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Buxman in 1960 was 48, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buxman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buxman 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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