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Buas Family History

Buas Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Buss, Bras, Buras, Buis, Bas, Baas, Boas, Bua, Blas, Beas

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Where is the Buas family from?

You can see how Buas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buas family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Buas families were found in Scotland in 1871. In 1871 there were 2 Buas families living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Buas's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Buas families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buas ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Buas. 100% of Buas women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 154 census records available for the last name Buas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buas 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 49 immigration records available for the last name Buas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4 military records available for the last name Buas. For the veterans among your Buas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buas lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2000, in the United States, Buas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Buas in 1972 was 65, and 72 in 2000.

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