Buddemeyer Family History

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Buddemeyer Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia): distinguishing name for the tenant farmer (see Meyer) of a bogland farm, from Middle Low German budde ‘morass’, ‘bog’.

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

Similar surnames: Wedemeyer, Bultemeier, Bredemeier, Brockmeyer, Sundermeyer

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Buddemeyer Family Origin

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Buddemeyer Family Occupations

What did your Buddemeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Buddemeyer. The most common Buddemeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Buddemeyer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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Buddemeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 913 census records available for the last name Buddemeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buddemeyer 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 85 immigration records available for the last name Buddemeyer. 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 236 military records available for the last name Buddemeyer. For the veterans among your Buddemeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buddemeyer Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Buddemeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Buddemeyer in 1957 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buddemeyer 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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