The name ‘Buck’ originates from England. It is a nickname for a man with some fancied resemblance to a he-goat (from the Old English word ‘bucc(a)). The Old English name ‘bucca’ is found as a personal name, as is the Old Norman name ‘bukkr’, ‘Bukki’. It is also a topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent beach tree, as ‘Peter atte Buk’ from the old English word ‘boc’ meaning Beech. Compiled information from Historical and Private archive’s has confirmed that the surname ‘Buck’ and or it’s variant’s, dates as far back as the 13th century were a ‘Roger le Buk’, is recorded on Writs of Parliament in 1313. The exact period of settlement in North America has not been definitely determined but Information extracted from Public and Civil registry archive’s confirm that one of the first settlers was a certain ‘Richard Buck’, aged 29, a carpenter by trade, from Suffolk, England. He immigrated to North America in 1775, sailing from the Port of London aboard the ship named the ‘Adv… Coat of arms: Lozengy bendy of eight or a…
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