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Bui Surname Meaning

Vietnamese (Bùi): from the Chinese surname 裴 see Pei Chinese: Cantonese form of the surname 貝 see Bei Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 梅 see Mei Italian: patronymic or plural form of Bue .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Buis, Lui, Bus, Bur, Mui, Bi, Au, Bois, Du, Luk

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Where is the Bui family from?

You can see how Bui families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bui family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Bui families were found in USA in 1920. In 1841 there was 1 Bui family living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Bui's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Bui families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bui surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bui ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bui. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bui 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bui. 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 184 military records available for the last name Bui. For the veterans among your Bui ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bui lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2004, in the United States, Bui life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bui in 1969 was 53, and 67 in 2004.

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