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Buzard Family History

Buzard Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Buzzard.

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

Similar surnames: Buzzard, Bozard, Buford, Burgard, Burd, Izzard, Bungard, Bussard

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Where is the Buzard family from?

You can see how Buzard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buzard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Buzard families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Buzard families living in South Carolina. This was about 46% of all the recorded Buzard's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Buzard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buzard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buzard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Buzard. 25% of Buzard men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Buzard women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buzard were Carpenter and Housework. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Buzard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buzard 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 311 immigration records available for the last name Buzard. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Buzard. For the veterans among your Buzard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buzard lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Buzard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Buzard in 1953 was 79, and 84 in 2004.

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