Buchmann Family History

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Buchmann Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Buch, with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’. In some instances Buch may have been used as a nickname in the sense ‘book’, as an occupational name for a scholar or scribe.

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

Similar surnames: Bachmann, Buschmann, Lachmann, Buckman, Bauchman, Ehmann, Bachman

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Buchmann Family Origin

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Buchmann Family Occupations

What did your Buchmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buchmann family was Keeping House. The most common Buchmann occupation in the USA was Butcher. 12% of Buchmann's were Butchers. Butcher, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buchmann.

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  • Butcher

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Buchmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Buchmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buchmann 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Buchmann. 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 Buchmann. For the veterans among your Buchmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buchmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Buchmann lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Buchmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Buchmann in 1952 was 48, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buchmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buchmann 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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