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Buchan Name Meaning

Scottish: regional name from a district north of Aberdeen. There was also a barony of Buchquane in Strathore, Fife, a settlement called Buchan in Kirkcudbrightshire, and several other places in Scotland so named, but these are less likely to be the source of the surname.

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

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Buchan Family Origin

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Buchan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Physician

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buchan family was Physician. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buchan. The most common Buchan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Buchan's were Farmers.

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Buchan Life Expectancy

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