Buchwald Family History

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Buchwald Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech forest, from Middle High German buoche ‘beech’ + walt ‘forest’, or a habitational name from any of numerous minor places so named, mainly in eastern Germany. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name, as in 1, or an ornamental adoption of it.

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


Similar surnames: Buchholz, Wald, Buchta, Grunwald, Buchele, Berwald, Buchmann, Schwalm

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Buchwald Family Origin

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Buchwald Family Occupations

What did your Buchwald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buchwald. A less common occupation for the Buchwald family was Blacksmith. The most common Buchwald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Buchwald's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Tailor

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Buchwald Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Buchwald Life Expectancy

What is the average Buchwald lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Buchwald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Buchwald in 1956 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buchwald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buchwald 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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