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Buc Family History

Buc 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: Buck, Bu, Buch, Bucy, Bur, Luc, Bua, Bub, Bun, Bue

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Where is the Buc family from?

You can see how Buc families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buc family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Buc families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Buc family living in Arkansas. This was 100% of all the recorded Buc's in USA. Arkansas had the highest population of Buc families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buc surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buc ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Butcher was the top reported job for people in the USA named Buc. 50% of Buc men worked as a Butcher. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Butcher
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Buc. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buc 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 361 immigration records available for the last name Buc. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Buc. For the veterans among your Buc ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buc lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2001, in the United States, Buc life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Buc in 1960 was 46, and 100 in 2001.

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