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Bukney Family History

Bukney 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: Burney, Bunney, Budney, Buckley, Binney, Bussey, Bulley, Burley

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Where is the Bukney family from?

You can see how Bukney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bukney family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 3 Bukney families living in South Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Bukney's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Bukney families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bukney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bukney ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 24 census records available for the last name Bukney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bukney 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 immigration records available for the last name Bukney. 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 Bukney. For the veterans among your Bukney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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