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Buechner Name Meaning

German (Büchner): variant of Buchner .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Buchner, Buckner, Beichner, Fechner, Bachner, Brecher, Buscher

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Where is the Buechner family from?

You can see how Buechner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buechner family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Buechner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 34 Buechner families living in Ohio. This was about 22% of all the recorded Buechner's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Buechner families in 1880.
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What did your Buechner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Buechner. 23% of Buechner men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Buechner women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buechner were New Worker and Servant. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Servant
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Buechner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buechner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 875 immigration records available for the last name Buechner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 882 military records available for the last name Buechner. For the veterans among your Buechner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buechner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Buechner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Buechner in 1962 was 79, and 85 in 2004.

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