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Bucknell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Bucknell, in Oxfordshire and Shropshire, or Bucknall, in Lincolnshire and Somerset. These are all named with the Old English byname Bucca (see Buck) or Old English bucca ‘he-goat’ (with genitive -n) + hyll ‘hill’ in the first two examples or healh ‘nook’, ‘hollow’ in the latter two.

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


Similar surnames: Bicknell, Bracknell, Bignell, Blacknall, Brownell, Brockwell

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Bucknell Family Origin

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Bucknell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Machinist

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bucknell. A less common occupation for the Bucknell family was Machinist. The most common Bucknell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Bucknell's were Farmers.

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