Buckler Family History

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Buckler Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of buckles, Middle English bokeler, Old French bouclier (see Buckle). Americanized spelling of German Büchler (see Buechler).

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

Similar surnames: Buckle, Buckley, Beckler, Seckler, Buchler, Beckley, Ducker, Buttler

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Buckler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Buckler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Buckler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Buckler Family Origin

Where is the Buckler family from?

Buckler Family Occupations

What did your Buckler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Buckler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Buckler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Buckler family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buckler.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Buckler Historical Records

What Buckler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Buckler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buckler 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Buckler. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Buckler. For the veterans among your Buckler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buckler Life Expectancy

What is the average Buckler lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Buckler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Buckler in 1944 was 34, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buckler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buckler 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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