Buch Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or beech wood, from Middle High German buoche, or a habitational name from any of the numerous places so named with this word, notably in Bavaria and Württemberg. (The beech tree is the main tree in the forests of central Europe.) Danish: from German (see 1) or a nickname from buk ‘he goat’. Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city): Hindu (Brahman) and Parsi name of unknown meaning. Indian (Panjab): Sikh name based on the name of a Jat clan.

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


Similar surnames: Buck, Buche, Bach, Busch, Zuch, Beck, Buchs, Bruch, Hoch, Auch

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Buch Family Origin

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Buch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buch family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buch. The most common Buch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Buch's were Farmers.

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Buch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Buch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Buch in 1950 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buch

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