Bus Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Bos. Danish: variant of Buus.

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

Similar surnames: Bos, Buys, Buss, Bui, Bua, Ris, Buus, Busse, Kus, Muns

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Bus Family Origin

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Bus Family Occupations

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In 1921, Blacksmith and Engineer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bus. 34% of Bus men worked as a Blacksmith

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Blacksmith
  • Painter
  • Traveller

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Engineer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Bus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bus. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Bus. For the veterans among your Bus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bus Life Expectancy

What is the average Bus lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bus in 1964 was 53, and 86 in 2004.

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