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Buast Family History

Buast 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: Quast, Bast, Burst, Boast, Buist, Butt, Batt, Basa, Bass, Brust

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Where is the Buast family from?

You can see how Buast families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buast family name was found in Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1911. The most Buast families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1851 there was 1 Buast family living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Buast's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Buast families in 1851.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buast surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buast ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Buast ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 43 census records available for the last name Buast. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buast 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 10 immigration records available for the last name Buast. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Buast. For the veterans among your Buast ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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