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Buckland Family History

Buckland Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the many places in southern England (including nine in Devon) named Buckland, from Old English boc ‘book’ + land ‘land’, i.e. land held by right of a written charter, as opposed to folcland, land held by right of custom.

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

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109,281 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,379 Military Records
7,624 Immigration Records
88,251 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Buckland Families

  • Number of Buckland families
     27 - 52
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Buckland families
     455 - 908
     152 - 454
     1 - 151
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Buckland families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Buckland Family Origin

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Buckland Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Buckland

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Buckland Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Buckland Civil War Service Records

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