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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Buk

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Alt. Meaning

B is for befriend, it is so easy for you.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

Notable Persons Named Buk


Notable Persons With the Last Name Buk

Tadeusz was born on December 15th, 1960. He breathed his last breath on April 10th, 2010.


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Popularity of Buk as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Buk U.S.
  White 75.96% 64.26%
  African American 10.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Buk

People with the last name Buk are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Buk

  • How Popular is the name Buk? As a last name Buk was the 156,044th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Buk first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Buk is Sunday, May 19th, 1907.
  • How unique is the name Buk? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Buk. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Buk: Your name in reverse order is Kub. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kub. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Buk? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 104 people with the last name Buk.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Buk? Buk is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Buk born Nov 25, 1940

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 775. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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