Buckle Family History

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Buckle Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of buckles, from Middle English bokel ‘buckle’. Americanized spelling of German Buckel.

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

Similar surnames: Buckler, Buckley, Muckle, Heckle, Huckle, Beckler, Buche, Tickle

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Buckle Family Origin

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Buckle Family Occupations

What did your Buckle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buckle. 24% of Buckle men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Buckle women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buckle were Clerk and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Nurse

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

Buckle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 82,000 census records available for the last name Buckle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buckle 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Buckle. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Buckle. For the veterans among your Buckle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buckle Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Buckle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Buckle in 1958 was 72, and 71 in 2004.

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