Buel Family History

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Buel Name Meaning

Variant of Buell.

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

Similar surnames: Buer, Burel, Beel, Tuel, Guel, Bull, Biel, Buell, Juel, Arel

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Buel Family Origin

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Buel Family Occupations

What did your Buel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Buel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Buel's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buel. A less common occupation for the Buel family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Buel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Buel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Buel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Buel. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Buel. For the veterans among your Buel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buel Life Expectancy

What is the average Buel lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Buel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Buel in 1945 was 37, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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