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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Chair Maker

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pusey. 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.

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Between 1951 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pusey

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