Busby Family History

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Busby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Buschebi, from Old Norse buskr ‘bush’, ‘shrub’ or an Old Norse personal name Buski + býr ‘homestead’, ‘village’, or from some other place so called.

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

Similar surnames: Lusby, Bagby, Bush, Furby, Cosby, Wisby, Beeby, Bury, Burby, Nasby

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Busby Family Origin

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Busby Family Occupations

What did your Busby ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Busby. 47% of Busby men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Busby women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Busby were Carpenter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Income
  • Housewife

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

Busby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 113,000 census records available for the last name Busby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Busby 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Busby. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Busby. For the veterans among your Busby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Busby Life Expectancy

What is the average Busby lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Busby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Busby in 1940 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

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