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Origins and History


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"BUCKLER. From the occupation, a maker of buckles. Robert Buklar de Athirwicke was charged with forestalling in Aberdeen, 1402 (CRA., p. 385). Helen Buclayr appears in Tullelum, 1512 (Dunkeld), and Mr. John Bucler of Kirkland is in record, 1647 (Inquis., 3333). The name is also found in England as Bucklermaker and Bucklesmith. There was a Bucklemakker Wynd in Dundee now stupidly renamed Victoria Street. William Moyses alias Bucklemaker in Hill of Dundei is mentioned in 1615 (Retours, Forfar, 83). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Some Famous People with the surname of Buckler

Wikipedia Rich Buckler (born February 6, 1949) is an American comic book artist and penciller, best known for his work on Marvel Comics' "The Fantastic Four" in the mid-1970s and, with writer Doug Moench, co-creating the character Deathlok in "Astonishing Tales" #25.
Wikipedia Julius Buckler (March 28 1894 Mainz-Mombach ? May 23 1960 Bonn) was a German First World War fighter ace credited with 36 victories during the war.
Wikipedia Rick Buckler (born Paul Richard Buckler, 6 December 1955, in Woking, Surrey, England), was the drummer of The Jam, an English rock band that enjoyed considerable success in the United Kingdom from 1977 until disbanding in 1982.
Wikipedia Richard Thompson Buckler (October 27, 1865 ? January 23, 1950) was a Representative from Minnesota; born on a farm near Oakland, Coles County, Illinois; he attended the public schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits in Coles County; moved to Andover Township, Polk County, Minnesota in 1904 and continued agricultural pursuits; active in Farm Bureau and Farmers? Union organizations; held numerous township and local school district offices; served in the Minnesota Senate 1915 ? 1919, 1923 ? 1927, and 1931 ? 1933; elected on the Farmer-Labor ticket to the 74th, 75th, 76th, and 77th congresses, (January 3, 1935 ? January 3, 1943); was not a candidate for renomination in 1942; resumed agricultural pursuits; died in Crookston, Minnesota, January 23, 1950; interment in Oakdale Cemetery.
Wikipedia Chris Buckler is a Northern Irish TV reporter.
Wikipedia Kevin Buckler is an American racecar driver and entrepreuener.