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Buchta Family History

Buchta Name Meaning
German: habitational name from a place near the Czech border named Buchbach, pronounced and also recorded as Buchba, from a variant of which the surname arose.German: habitational name from a place named Buchte in Brandenburg.In eastern Germany, possibly from the Sorbian personal name Buchta, ultimately a derivative of Boguslav.Czech, Slovak, Polish, and eastern German: from buchta ‘baked yeast dumpling’ (see Buchtel 2).Czech: possibly from a derivative of Budislav or some other personal name formed with budi- ‘to awaken or inspire’.

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

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Name Distribution of Buchta Families

  • Number of Buchta families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Buchta Family Origin

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Buchta Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Buchta

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Buchta Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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