Buendia Family History

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Buendia Name Meaning

probably a habitational name from Buendía in Cuenca province, Spain. occasionally, a nickname from Spanish bueno ‘good’ + día ‘day’, presumably denoting someone who made frequent use of this salutation. Buendía was also occasionally used as a personal name in the Middle Ages, bestowed on a child as an expression of the parents’ satisfaction at the birth, or for the sake of a good omen.

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

Similar surnames: Bunde, Budin, Bondi, Guardia, Badia, Bunda, Benda, Cuenca, Kunda

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Buendia Family Origin

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Buendia Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Buendia occupation in the USA was Shepherd. 100% of Buendia's were Shepherds.

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Buendia Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 155 military records available for the last name Buendia. For the veterans among your Buendia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buendia Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Buendia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Buendia in 1963 was 73, and 65 in 2004.

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