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Buege Name Meaning

German (Büge): perhaps a habitational name from a place in eastern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Bugge, Burge, Budge, Bunce, Bunge, Burgy, Berge, Zuege, Boege, Beese

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Where is the Buege family from?

You can see how Buege families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buege family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Buege families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 47 Buege families living in Wisconsin. This was about 87% of all the recorded Buege's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Buege families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buege surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buege ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Buege. 23% of Buege men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Buege women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buege were Machinist and Seamstress. .

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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
    23%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    22%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Saleslady
    11%
  • Seamstress
    11%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Buege. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buege 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 244 immigration records available for the last name Buege. 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 386 military records available for the last name Buege. For the veterans among your Buege ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buege lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Buege life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Buege in 1955 was 62, and 86 in 2004.

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