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Buckel Family History

Buckel Name Meaning
German: from a pet form of the personal name Burkhart.German: descriptive nickname for a person with a hunchback.Possibly a German metonymic occupational name for a metalworker, from Middle High German buckel ‘(embossed) buckle on a shield’.English: variant spelling of Buckle.

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

22,388 Historical Documents with Buckel on Ancestry.com
8,012 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,850 Military Records
726 Immigration Records
4,898 Census and Voter Lists
6,902 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Buckel Families

  • Number of Buckel families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Buckel families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Buckel families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Buckel Family Origin

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Buckel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Buckel

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Buckel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Buckel Civil War Service Records

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