is the ancestral home of the Bueckburg family. The Bueckburg surname evolved as a local
name for a family that lived in Bavaria
. The surname Bueckburg is composed of the two elements Buch
, which are also surnames themselves. The portion Buch
is a local surname that is derived from the German word buohe
, which means beech tree
. This name was given to a person who lived by a beech tree, a beech wood, or a beech grove. The name Buchholz
, which means beech grove
, is also the name of several places in Germany
. Bueckburg is also traceable to the German towns named Buch and Buchenwald and natives of these towns often adopted the name as their own.
Early Origins of the Bueckburg family
The surname Bueckburg was first found in Bavaria
, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Buchberg became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal
System and the nation.
Early History of the Bueckburg family
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Bueckburg Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Bueckburg include Buchberg, Buchberger, Buchburg, Buchburger, Buckberg, Buckberger, Bukkberg, Bukkberger, Bukkburg, Bukkburger, Beuchberg, Beuchberger, Beuchburg, Beuchburger, Beuckberg, Beuckberger, Bueckburg, Beuckburger, Beukkberg, Beukkberger, Beukkburg and many more.
Early Notables of the Bueckburg family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bueckburg family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of German settlers came to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. The hardships of the long voyage were balanced by the opportunity to escape poverty and religious persecution. The descendents of these settlers still populate the states of Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many also live in Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Bueckburg or a variant listed above: settlers who traveled to and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States and in Canada during the 18th and 19th centuries.