Buer Name Meaning

North German: probably a habitational name from a place so named near Essen, or a variant of Buhr. Norwegian: habitational name from the common farm name Buer, from the plural of bu ‘booth’, ‘temporary dwelling’ (from Old Norse búð).

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


Similar surnames: Beer, Bue, Bruer, Auer, Bur, Duer, Baer, Buser, Burr, Bier

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Buer Family Origin

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Buer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Clerk

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buer family was Clerk. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buer. The most common Buer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Buer's were Farmers.

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Buer Historical Records

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Buer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Buer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Buer in 1962 was 82, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buer

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