Buchwalter Family History

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Buchwalter Name Meaning

German: variant of Buchwalder, a habitational name for someone from any of various places called Buchwald or Buchwalde in Saxony and Pomerania.

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


Similar surnames: Buchalter, Bookwalter, Buckwalter, Schwaller, Buchwald, Schwaiger

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Buchwalter Family Origin

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Buchwalter Family Occupations

What did your Buchwalter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buchwalter family was Book Keeping. The most common Buchwalter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Buchwalter's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buchwalter.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Book Keeping

    4%

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

Buchwalter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Buchwalter Life Expectancy

What is the average Buchwalter lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Buchwalter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Buchwalter in 1963 was 76, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buchwalter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buchwalter 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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