The surname Buckner was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
Early History of the Buckner family
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Buckner Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bockner, Bochner, Buckner, Bocher, Buchenau, Buckner and many more.
Early Notables of the Buckner family (pre 1700)
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Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. (1886-1945), American Army General during World War II
Simon Bolivar Buckner (1823-1914), United States Army officer and a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War
Joseph Buckner Killebrew (1831-1906), American planter and geologist; born in Montgomery County, Tennessee, during the Civil War he taught his slaves the essentials on how to be free men: reading, writing, and math
Albert Buckner Cowden (1879-1958), American football and basketball coach
Brigadier-General Julian Buckner Haddon (1894-1958), American Commanding General Army Air Force Eastern Flying Training Command (1945-1946) 
Robert Buckner Claytor (1922-1993), American railroad administrator
^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X