Bus Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Bos. Danish: variant of Buus.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bos, Buys, Buss, Bui, Bua, Ris, Buus, Busse, Kus, Muns

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Bus Family Origin

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Bus Family Occupations

What did your Bus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Brickmaker, Baker and Carriage Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bus. A less common occupation for the Bus family was Commissary Dept.. The most common Bus occupation in the USA was Brickmaker. 20% of Bus's were Brickmakers.

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  • Brickmaker

    20%
  • Baker

    10%
  • Carriage Painter

    10%
  • Commissary Dept.

    10%

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Bus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bus 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bus. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bus. For the veterans among your Bus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bus Life Expectancy

What is the average Bus lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bus in 1964 was 53, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bus 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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