Busbey Family History

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Busbey Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Busby.

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

Similar surnames: Busbee, Bushey, Busey, Buzby, Bussey, Busse, Bisbee, Wisbey, Buley

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Busbey Family Origin

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Busbey Family Occupations

What did your Busbey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, agricultural Labourer, Accountant (Merct. Cashier) and Agr Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Busbey. A less common occupation for the Busbey family was Coal Porter (Lab). The most common Busbey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 33% of Busbey's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Accountant (Merct. Cashier)

  • Agr Labourer

  • Coal Porter (Lab)


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

Busbey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Busbey Life Expectancy

What is the average Busbey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Busbey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Busbey in 1963 was 77, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Busbey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Busbey 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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