What's the origin, the meaning of this surname?
At least since
300 years our family commonly comes from Hundeshagen, a village in the
in Thuringia. Starting here always many descendants (mostly as musicians)
went to the distance. So you can find Bucklers from Hundeshagen all over
But where are we
The Name Buckler
is distributed in english-speaking countries in a huge number.
If our family
comes from England, literature links to a job designation (like P.H. Reaney, A
Dictionary of English Surnames, 3. Aufl., Oxford 1995, S. 70). „Maker of
buckles“, a thousands of years old crafts and arts Tradition, the production
of useful, decorative, noble and precious buckles and brooches.
Well, did some hundrets of years ago
english Bucklers immigrate to Germany? Or is Buckler an old german word,
with similar origin, meanwhile forgotten, like many others too?
Maybe are there Bucklers
with more knowledge about it. Or you are interested and could help to get
more clarity. So contact me to find out more facts!