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Buddle Family History

Buddle Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Budde, Ruddle, Biddle, Huddle, Beadle, Bunde, Budge, Weddle, Budd

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Where is the Buddle family from?

You can see how Buddle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buddle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Buddle families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Buddle family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Buddle's in the USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Buddle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buddle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buddle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buddle. 42% of Buddle men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Buddle women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buddle were Machinist and Stenographer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    42%
  • Farmer
    36%
  • Operator
    12%
  • Machinist
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    67%
  • Stenographer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Buddle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buddle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 991 immigration records available for the last name Buddle. 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 Cards

There are 682 military records available for the last name Buddle. For the veterans among your Buddle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buddle lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Buddle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Buddle in 1963 was 71, and 78 in 2004.

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