Buchman Family History

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Buchman Name Meaning

Jewish or Americanized spelling of German Buchmann.

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

Similar surnames: Boughman, Bushman, Suchman, Tuchman, Buchmann, Bachman, Buxman

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Buchman Family Origin

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Buchman Family Occupations

What did your Buchman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buchman family was Painter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buchman. The most common Buchman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Buchman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Painter


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

Buchman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Buchman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buchman 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Buchman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Buchman. For the veterans among your Buchman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buchman Life Expectancy

What is the average Buchman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Buchman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Buchman in 1950 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buchman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buchman 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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