Arbuckle Family History

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Arbuckle Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Arbuckle (earlier Arnbuckle) in the parish of Airdrie, Lanarkshire, named in Gaelic as earrann buachaille ‘herdsman’s portion (of land)’.

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

Similar surnames: Buckley, Crumble, Bruce, Kruck, Brickley, Buckle, Reckley, Huckle

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Arbuckle Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Arbuckle name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Arbuckle. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Arbuckle Family Origin

Where is the Arbuckle family from?

Arbuckle Family Occupations

What did your Arbuckle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arbuckle. A less common occupation for the Arbuckle family was Laborer. The most common Arbuckle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Arbuckle's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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Arbuckle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Arbuckle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arbuckle 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Arbuckle. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Arbuckle. For the veterans among your Arbuckle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arbuckle Life Expectancy

What is the average Arbuckle lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Arbuckle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Arbuckle in 1945 was 21, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arbuckle 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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