Busam Family History

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Busam Name Meaning

South German: from Old High German buosam ‘bosom’, probably a nickname for someone with a conspicuous feature on this part of the body. The word was used for both sexes.

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

Similar surnames: Busch, Bush, Burak, Busa, Budai, Rubsam, Basa, Bussan, Buser, Buza

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Busam Family Origin

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Busam Family Occupations

What did your Busam ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Busam. 12% of Busam men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Busam women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Busam were Printer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Owner
  • Truck Driver
  • Printer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Busam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Busam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Busam 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 178 immigration records available for the last name Busam. 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 409 military records available for the last name Busam. For the veterans among your Busam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Busam Life Expectancy

What is the average Busam lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Busam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Busam in 1948 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Busam 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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