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Buckingham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the former county seat of the county of Buckinghamshire, Old English Buccingahamm ‘water meadow (Old English hamm) of the people of (-inga-) Bucc(a)’.

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


Similar surnames: Burlingham, Billingham, Burnham, Bellingham, Kingham, Bingham

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Buckingham Family Origin

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Buckingham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buckingham. A less common occupation for the Buckingham family was Carpenter. The most common Buckingham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Buckingham's were Farmers.

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Buckingham Life Expectancy

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