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Bukner Family History

Bukner 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: Budner, Butner, Burner, Bunner, Buker, Buckner, Berner, Turner, Baker

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Where is the Bukner family from?

You can see how Bukner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bukner family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Bukner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 6 Bukner families living in West Virginia. This was about 30% of all the recorded Bukner's in USA. West Virginia had the highest population of Bukner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bukner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bukner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bukner. 100% of Bukner men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Bukner women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 287 census records available for the last name Bukner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bukner 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 36 immigration records available for the last name Bukner. 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 25 military records available for the last name Bukner. For the veterans among your Bukner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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