Bullock Family History

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Bullock Name Meaning

English: from Middle English bullok ‘bullock’ (Old English bulluc), referring to a young bull rather than a castrated one, probably applied as a nickname for an exuberant young man, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of bullocks.

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

Similar surnames: Block, Bulick, Willock, Bulloch, Baldock, Gullick, Bellock, Bulluck

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Bullock Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bullock name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bullock. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Germanic Europe


  • Benin/Togo


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Bullock Family Origin

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Bullock Family Occupations

What did your Bullock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bullock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bullock's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bullock. A less common occupation for the Bullock family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bullock ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bullock Historical Records

What Bullock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 323,000 census records available for the last name Bullock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bullock 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 26,000 immigration records available for the last name Bullock. 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 45,000 military records available for the last name Bullock. For the veterans among your Bullock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bullock Life Expectancy

What is the average Bullock lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Bullock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bullock in 1940 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bullock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bullock ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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