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Buckwalter Family History

Buckwalter Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Buchwalder.

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

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513 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Buckwalter Families

  • Number of Buckwalter families
     94 - 186
     32 - 93
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Buckwalter families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Buckwalter last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Buckwalter Family Origin

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Buckwalter Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Buckwalter

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Buckwalter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Buckwalter census records

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Buckwalter Civil War Service Records

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