First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Buckey

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bloom, your glow of life.

U is for unique, your love of life.

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

E is for elegant, born within you.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

Notable Persons With the Last Name Buckey

Jay C. Buckey is a physician.


Jeff Buckey is a football player. He was most active from 1996 to 2001. Jeff was born on August 7th, 1974 in Bakersfield, California.


Don Buckey is a football player for the New York Jets. His most notable accomplishments were from 1976 to 1976. Don was born on November 9th, 1953 in --05-22.


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Popularity of Buckey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Buckey U.S.
  White 95.71% 64.26%
  African American 1.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Buckey

People with the last name Buckey are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Buckey

  • How Popular is the name Buckey? Buckey is the 86,545th most popular name of all time. As a last name Buckey was the 43,969th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Buckey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Buckey in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Buckey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1949 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Buckey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Buckey is Wednesday, September 20th, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Buckey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Buckey was in 1949 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Buckey: Your name in reverse order is Yekcub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kbcyue. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Buckey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 490 people with the last name Buckey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Buckey? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Buckey as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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