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Bauchman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Bauchmann: nickname for a man with a protruding stomach from Middle High German būch ‘belly paunch’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Buchmann, Backman, Brachman, Bachman, Bachmann, Guthman, Buxman

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Where is the Bauchman family from?

You can see how Bauchman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bauchman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bauchman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 21 Bauchman families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 81% of all the recorded Bauchman's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bauchman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bauchman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bauchman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bauchman. 30% of Bauchman men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Bauchman women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bauchman were Janitor and Seamstress. .

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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

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Barber
    6%
  • Janitor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Maid
    20%
  • Seamstress
    20%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bauchman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bauchman 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 244 immigration records available for the last name Bauchman. 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 451 military records available for the last name Bauchman. For the veterans among your Bauchman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bauchman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bauchman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bauchman in 1962 was 71, and 79 in 2004.

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