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Bul Family History

Bul 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: Bu, Bull, Aul, Bel, Buhl, Bula, Bal, Bur, Dul, Byl

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Where is the Bul family from?

You can see how Bul families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bul family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Bul families were found in USA in 1880. In 1861 there was 1 Bul family living in Inverness-shire. This was 100% of all the recorded Bul's in Scotland. Inverness-shire had the highest population of Bul families in 1861.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bul surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bul ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Bul. 100% of Bul 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 1,000 census records available for the last name Bul. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bul 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 435 immigration records available for the last name Bul. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Bul. For the veterans among your Bul ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bul lifespan?

Between 1976 and 1997, in the United States, Bul life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bul in 1976 was 80, and 74 in 1997.

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