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Buchs Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a box tree or thicket, Middle High German buhs. Compare Box.

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


Similar surnames: Buch, Buche, Fuchs, Luchs, Busch, Buis, Bush, Dachs, Ochs, Buchen

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Buchs Family Origin

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Buchs Family Occupations

What did your Buchs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buchs. A less common occupation for the Buchs family was Stone Mason. The most common Buchs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Buchs's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    17%
  • Stone Mason

    17%

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

Buchs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Buchs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buchs 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Buchs. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Buchs. For the veterans among your Buchs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buchs Life Expectancy

What is the average Buchs lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Buchs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Buchs in 1961 was 69, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buchs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buchs 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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