Buell Family History

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Buell Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Bowell. Dutch: occupational name for a hangman.

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


Similar surnames: Bull, Bell, Bodell, Quell, Bill, Hell, Euell, Buel, Duell, Buehl

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Buell Family Origin

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Buell Family Occupations

What did your Buell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buell. 18% of Buell men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Buell women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buell were Clerk and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%

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

Buell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Buell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buell 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Buell. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Buell. For the veterans among your Buell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buell Life Expectancy

What is the average Buell lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Buell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Buell in 1941 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

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