Buswell Family History

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Buswell Name Meaning

English (East Midlands): probably a variant spelling of Scottish Boswell.

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

Similar surnames: Baswell, Boswell, Bushell, Biswell, Bussell, Burrell, Culwell

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Buswell Family Origin

Where is the Buswell family from?

Buswell Family Occupations

What did your Buswell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Buswell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Buswell's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buswell. A less common occupation for the Buswell family was Farmer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Baker

  • Farmer


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

Buswell Historical Records

What Buswell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Buswell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buswell 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 Buswell. 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 Buswell. For the veterans among your Buswell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buswell Life Expectancy

What is the average Buswell lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Buswell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Buswell in 1952 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buswell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buswell 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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