Busa Family History

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Busa Name Meaning

Italian: probably an occupational name for a collector or seller of stalks of ampelodesmo, a graminaceous plant. Czech and Slovak (Buša): probably from a reduced form of the personal name Bohuslav. Hungarian: nickname from busa ‘stocky’, ‘big-headed’.

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

Similar surnames: Buza, Basa, Buda, Buss, Susa, Bula, Husa, Tusa, Bua, Bush

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Busa Family Origin

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Busa Family Occupations

What did your Busa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Busa. 13% of Busa men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Busa women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Busa were Barber and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Stenographer
  • Laborer

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

Busa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Busa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Busa 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 902 immigration records available for the last name Busa. 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 540 military records available for the last name Busa. For the veterans among your Busa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Busa Life Expectancy

What is the average Busa lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Busa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Busa in 1944 was 25, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Busa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Busa 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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