Pusey Family History

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Pusey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Pusey in Oxfordshire (formerly in Berkshire ), so called from Old English peose, piosu ‘pea(s)’ + eg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’, or from Pewsey in Wiltshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Pevesie, apparently from the genitive case of an Old English personal name Pefe, not independently attested + Old English eg ‘island’. French: habitational name form Pusey in Haute-Saône, so named from a Gallo-Roman personal name, Pusius, + the locative suffix -acum.

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

Similar surnames: Rumsey, Paley, Hussey, Busby, Putney, Pacey, Pulley, Ousley, Bushey

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Pusey Family Origin

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Pusey Family Occupations

What did your Pusey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Pusey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Pusey's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Pusey family was Chair Maker. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pusey.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Chair Maker


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Pusey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Pusey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pusey 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Pusey. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Pusey. For the veterans among your Pusey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pusey Life Expectancy

What is the average Pusey lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Pusey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pusey in 1951 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pusey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pusey 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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