Busam Name Meaning

South German: from Old High German buosam ‘bosom’, probably a nickname for someone with a conspicuous feature on this part of the body. The word was used for both sexes.

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


Similar surnames: Busch, Bush, Burak, Busa, Budai, Rubsam, Basa, Bussan, Buser, Buza

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Busam Family Origin

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Busam Family Occupations

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  • Candy Maker

    10%
  • Farm Hand

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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In 1880, Candy Maker, Farm Hand and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Busam. The most common Busam occupation in the USA was Candy Maker. 10% of Busam's were Candy Makers. A less common occupation for the Busam family was Keeping House.

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Busam Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Busam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Busam in 1948 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Busam

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