Buoy Family History

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Buoy Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bury, Bucy, Hoy, Lucy, Boot, Noy, Busey, Bow, Uy, Bunt

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Buoy Family Origin

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Buoy Family Occupations

What did your Buoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buoy. A less common occupation for the Buoy family was Laborer. The most common Buoy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Buoy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Buoy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Buoy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buoy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Buoy

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Buoy. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Buoy. For the veterans among your Buoy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buoy Life Expectancy

What is the average Buoy lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Buoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Buoy in 1957 was 29, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buoy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buoy 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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