Buchannan Family History

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Buchannan Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Buchanan.

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

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Buchannan Family Origin

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Buchannan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buchannan. A less common occupation for the Buchannan family was Carpenter. The most common Buchannan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Buchannan's were Farmers.

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Buchannan Historical Records

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Buchannan Life Expectancy

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Famous Buchannan Family

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