Dornbusch Family History

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Dornbusch Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various places named Dornbusch, or a topographic name for someone living by a briar patch or thorn bush, from Middle High German, Middle Low German dorn ‘thorn’ + Middle High German busch, bosch ‘bush’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Dornbusch ‘thornbush’, ‘briar’ (see 1)

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

Similar surnames: Dornbush, Dusch, Dorsch, Forbush, Rusch, Morsch, Dosch, Wiebusch

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Dornbusch Family Origin

Where is the Dornbusch family from?

Dornbusch Family Occupations

What did your Dornbusch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dornbusch family was Farmer. Dairy, Car Man and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dornbusch. The most common Dornbusch occupation in the USA was Dairy. 27% of Dornbusch's were Dairys.

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  • Dairy

  • Car Man

  • Dry Goods Merchant

  • Farmer


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

Dornbusch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dornbusch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dornbusch 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 761 immigration records available for the last name Dornbusch. 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 969 military records available for the last name Dornbusch. For the veterans among your Dornbusch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dornbusch Life Expectancy

What is the average Dornbusch lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dornbusch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Dornbusch in 1963 was 68, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dornbusch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dornbusch 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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