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

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  • Going To School

    16%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Servant

    10%
  • Labourer

    7%

In 1881, the most common Busby occupation in Canada was Going To School. 16% of Busby's were Going To Schools. A less common occupation for the Busby family was Labourer. Going To School, Farmer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Busby.

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Busby Historical Records

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Busby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Busby

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