Bush Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a bushy area or thicket, from Middle English bush(e) ‘bush’ (probably from Old Norse buskr, or an unrecorded Old English busc); alternatively, it may derive from Old Norse Buski used as a personal name. Americanized spelling of German Busch.

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


Similar surnames: Brush, Buss, Rush, Busch, Buch, Tush, Lush, Busby, Wish, Gush

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Bush Family Origin

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Bush Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • School

    7%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1881, the most common Bush occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Bush's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bush family was Laborer. Farmer, School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bush.

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Bush Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Bush life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bush in 1940 was 72, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bush

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