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Buzzard Name Meaning

English: from Middle English busard, bosard ‘buzzard’ (Old French busart), hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird in some way. The buzzard was considered an inferior bird of prey, useless for falconry, and the nickname was therefore probably a derogatory one. Americanized spelling of Swiss German Bosshart or any of its variants.

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


Similar surnames: Bustard, Bullard, Buzard, Bard, Bussard, Cunard, Hazard, Bozard

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Buzzard Family Origin

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Buzzard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buzzard. A less common occupation for the Buzzard family was Keeping House. The most common Buzzard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Buzzard's were Farmers.

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Buzzard Life Expectancy

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