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Buracker Family History

Buracker Name Meaning

Respelling of German Buracher, a habitational name for someone from a place called Burach (see Burack).

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


Similar surnames: Burack, Bricker, Buecker, Bracker, Braker, Bracken, Backer, Buescher

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Where is the Buracker family from?

You can see how Buracker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buracker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Buracker families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Buracker families living in Virginia. This was 100% of all the recorded Buracker's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Buracker families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buracker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buracker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buracker. 57% of Buracker men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    57%
  • Farmer
    32%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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What Buracker family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 990 census records available for the last name Buracker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buracker 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 96 immigration records available for the last name Buracker. 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 212 military records available for the last name Buracker. For the veterans among your Buracker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buracker lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Buracker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Buracker in 1958 was 36, and 71 in 2003.

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