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Bushey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bushey in Hertfordshire, so named with an Old English bysce or byxe ‘box’ + hæg ‘enclosure’. Americanized spelling of French Boucher. Americanized spelling of German Büsche (see Busche) or Swiss German Büschi, a variant of Busch.

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


Similar surnames: Busher, Bussey, Bosley, Busey, Bush, Buskey, Busse, Hussey, Buley

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Bushey Family Origin

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Bushey Family Occupations

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  • Builder

    17%
  • Clerk

    17%
  • Hair Dresser

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%

In 1881, Builder, Clerk and Hair Dresser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bushey. The most common Bushey occupation in the UK was Builder. 17% of Bushey's were Builders. A less common occupation for the Bushey family was Labourer.

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Bushey Historical Records

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Bushey Life Expectancy

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