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Buknis Family History

Buknis 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: Burns, Bullis, Buis, Banis, Bugni, Benis, Bunin, Kuklis, Kunis

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Where is the Buknis family from?

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

What did your Buknis ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 19 census records available for the last name Buknis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buknis 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 16 immigration records available for the last name Buknis. 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 2 military records available for the last name Buknis. For the veterans among your Buknis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buknis lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2004, in the United States, Buknis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Buknis in 1972 was 75, and 79 in 2004.

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