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Bueter Name Meaning

from an agent derivative of Middle Low German bute ‘booty’, ‘barter’, ‘exchange’, hence an occupational name for a trader or dealer or perhaps a nickname for someone who drove a hard bargain. from a Germanic personal name, Botthar, cognate with Old High German boto ‘messenger’.

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


Similar surnames: Butter, Beger, Beer, Bueker, Bulter, Buser, Burger, Buettner, Brester

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Where is the Bueter family from?

You can see how Bueter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bueter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Bueter families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 25 Bueter families living in Kentucky. This was about 33% of all the recorded Bueter's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Bueter families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bueter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bueter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bueter. 22% of Bueter men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Bueter women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bueter were Electrician and Stenographer.

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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
    22%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Electrician
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bueter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bueter 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 228 immigration records available for the last name Bueter. 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 281 military records available for the last name Bueter. For the veterans among your Bueter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bueter lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bueter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bueter in 1957 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

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