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Buecker Name Meaning

German (Bücker):: habitational name for someone from Bücken near Hoya (Lower Saxony). from an ancient Germanic personal name formed with Old High German burg ‘castle protection’. altered form of Bücher (see Bucher ). Compare Bucker .

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

Similar surnames: Uecker, Recker, Bueche, Boecker, Ecker, Buescher, Brucker, Specker

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Where is the Buecker family from?

You can see how Buecker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buecker family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Buecker families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Buecker family living in Wisconsin Territory. This was 100% of all the recorded Buecker's in USA. Wisconsin Territory had the highest population of Buecker families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buecker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Office Girl were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Buecker. 46% of Buecker men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Buecker women worked as an Office Girl. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buecker were Truck Driver and Mail Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinest
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Office Girl
  • Telephone Operator
  • Mail Clerk
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Buecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buecker 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 224 immigration records available for the last name Buecker. 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 334 military records available for the last name Buecker. For the veterans among your Buecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buecker lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Buecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Buecker in 1963 was 75, and 77 in 2004.

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