Bustos Family History

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Bustos Name Meaning

Spanish, Asturian-Leonese, and Galician: topographic name from the plural of busto ‘meadow’, ‘willow’, or a habitational name from either of the places so named, in León and Galicia (see Busto).

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

Similar surnames: Busto, Bastos, Muston, Ruston, Bustin, Basto, Burston, Buxton, Buetow

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Bustos Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bustos name?

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

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Bustos Family Origin

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Bustos Family Occupations

What did your Bustos ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bustos occupation in the USA was Laborer. 36% of Bustos's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Bustos family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bustos.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Bustos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Bustos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bustos 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bustos. 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 Bustos. For the veterans among your Bustos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bustos Life Expectancy

What is the average Bustos lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bustos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bustos in 1945 was 26, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bustos 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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