Bushong Family History

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Bushong Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Bouchon, a habitational name from a place in Somme, so named with the personal name Buccius + Gallic duros ‘fortress’, or a topographic name for someone who lived in an area of bushes, from Old French bousche ‘bush’. Possibly an altered spelling of German Buschang, which is of Slavic origin (see Bushek).

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

Similar surnames: Furlong, Musson, Busing, Buxton, Boston, Burling, Deshong, Bussan

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Bushong Family Origin

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Bushong Family Occupations

What did your Bushong ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bushong family was Miller. The most common Bushong occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Bushong's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bushong.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Miller


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Bushong Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Bushong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bushong 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 998 immigration records available for the last name Bushong. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bushong. For the veterans among your Bushong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bushong Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bushong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Bushong in 1949 was 57, and 71 in 2004.

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