Busse Family History

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Busse Name Meaning

German: variant of Buss. North German (Büsse): metonymic occupational name for a maker of boxes and containers or for a gunsmith, from Middle Low German büsse, busse ‘box’, ‘gun’, ‘rifle’. English: variant spelling of Buss.

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

Similar surnames: Buss, Buse, Burse, Beese, Budde, Bosse, Busser, Bussey, Buske, Boss

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Busse Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Busse name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Busse. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Busse Family Origin

Where is the Busse family from?

Busse Family Occupations

What did your Busse ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Laborer and Retired Nurse were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Busse. The most common Busse occupation in the UK was Laborer. 50% of Busse's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Retired Nurse


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

Busse Historical Records

What Busse family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Busse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Busse 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Busse. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Busse. For the veterans among your Busse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Busse Life Expectancy

What is the average Busse lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Busse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Busse in 1944 was 62, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Busse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Busse 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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