Bug Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bu, Burg, Bur, Bua, Bub, Beg, Bugg, Bun, Bue, Hug

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Bug Family Origin

Where is the Bug family from?

Bug Family Occupations

What did your Bug ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bug family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bug. The most common Bug occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Bug's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bug ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bug Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bug. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bug census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 403 immigration records available for the last name Bug. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Bug. For the veterans among your Bug ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bug Life Expectancy

What is the average Bug lifespan?

Between 1972 and 1988, in the United States, Bug life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bug in 1972 was 82, and 93 in 1988.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bug ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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