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Buza Name Meaning

Hungarian (Búza): from búza ‘wheat’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew, milled, or sold wheat. Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Budislav. Polish: nickname for a scold, from buza ‘reprimand’, ‘scolding’; in some dialects this word also has the meaning ‘porridge’, ‘soft pulp made from cereals’, and in some cases the nickname may have arisen from this sense.

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


Similar surnames: Buda, Busa, Bula, Basa, Boza, Maza, Bua, Kuba, Kula, Buzas

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Where is the Buza family from?

You can see how Buza families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buza family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Buza families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Buza family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Buza's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Buza families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buza surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buza ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buza. 36% of Buza men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Buza women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buza were Truck Driver and Servant.

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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
    36%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Maid
    15%
  • Servant
    10%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Buza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buza 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 569 immigration records available for the last name Buza. 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 542 military records available for the last name Buza. For the veterans among your Buza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buza lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Buza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Buza in 1957 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

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