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Buchmann Name Meaning

German (also Büchmann) 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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Where is the Buchmann family from?

You can see how Buchmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buchmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Buchmann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 36 Buchmann families living in Wisconsin. This was about 31% of all the recorded Buchmann's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Buchmann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buchmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buchmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Buchmann. 24% of Buchmann men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Buchmann women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buchmann were Tool Maker and Cashier. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Tool Maker
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Cashier
    10%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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