Buchheim Family History

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Buchheim Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places called Buchheim or Puchheim, literally ‘beech settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Buchheit, Bucher, Buche, Buchner, Buchholz, Sundheim, Buchen

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Buchheim Family Origin

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Buchheim Family Occupations

What did your Buchheim ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buchheim family was Works In Cotton Mill. Farmer, Laborer and Retseil Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buchheim. The most common Buchheim occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Buchheim's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Retseil Grocer

  • Works In Cotton Mill


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Buchheim ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Buchheim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Buchheim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buchheim 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 319 immigration records available for the last name Buchheim. 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 822 military records available for the last name Buchheim. For the veterans among your Buchheim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buchheim Life Expectancy

What is the average Buchheim lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Buchheim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Buchheim in 1962 was 68, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buchheim

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buchheim 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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