When James Henry Foulds Buck was born on 31 January 1885, in Hucknall Torkard, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Foulds Buck, was 28 and his mother, Emma Matilda Copeland, was 25. He married Mary Emma Dawson on 11 December 1907, in Rich, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1920. He died on 6 November 1953, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.
English: nickname from Middle English buc(ke) ‘male goat’ (Old English bucca) or a ‘male deer’ (Old English bucc). The goat was popularly associated with lecherous behaviour and the deer with timidity and speed. The surname may also be a shortened form of longer occupational names, for example Roger le Bucmanger' ‘dealer in bucks or venison’, (Warwickshire 1221) or Walter Bucswayn perhaps ‘goatherd’ (Somerset 1327).
English: topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent beech tree, such as Peter atte Buk (Suffolk 1327), from Middle English buk ‘beech’ (from Old English bōc).
German and Dutch (Limburg): from a personal name, a short form of Burkhard (see Burkhart ).
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