Busey Family History

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Busey Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Bussey or of Boosey, which is possibly a topographic name from Middle English bosy ‘cow or ox stall’.

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


Similar surnames: Bushey, Buskey, Buley, Bucey, Basey, Burry, Bussey, Busbey, Pusey

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Busey Family Origin

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Busey Family Occupations

What did your Busey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cable hand Unemployed and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Busey. 10% of Busey men worked as a Cable hand Unemployed and 67% of Busey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Busey were Galvanising Electrs Plating and Miliner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cable hand Unemployed
    10%
  • Cleaner Telephone Ser G P
    10%
  • Electrical Engineer (powe Sta
    10%
  • Galvanising Electrs Plating
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Caretaker
    7%
  • Domestic Servant
    7%
  • Miliner
    7%

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

Busey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Busey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Busey 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 655 immigration records available for the last name Busey. 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 Busey. For the veterans among your Busey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Busey Life Expectancy

What is the average Busey lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Busey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Busey in 1946 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Busey

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