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Buk Family History

Buk 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, Kuk, Bak, Bur, Burk, Bua, Bub, Bok, Busk

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Where is the Buk family from?

You can see how Buk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buk family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Buk families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 18 Buk families living in London. This was about 39% of all the recorded Buk's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Buk families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buk ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Buk. 100% of Buk 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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Buk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buk 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 874 immigration records available for the last name Buk. 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 Buk. For the veterans among your Buk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buk lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Buk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Buk in 1944 was 19, and 83 in 2004.

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