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Busha Family History

Busha Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Boucher . Compare Bush 5 and Bushey Americanized form of Hungarian Busa 2 Slovak and Czech Buša (see Busa ). Americanized form of Polish Busza: from a pet form of the compound personal names like Budzisław (see Busko ). It occurs mainly in southern part of Greater Poland Voivodeship.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Busa, Bush, Bushaw, Bushek, Busta, Gosha, Bacha, Bish, Busey, Bosh

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Where is the Busha family from?

You can see how Busha families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Busha family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Busha families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 6 Busha families living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Busha's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Busha families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Busha surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Busha ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Busha. 29% of Busha men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Busha women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Busha were Salesman and Seamstress. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Typist
  • Stenographer
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Busha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Busha census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 261 immigration records available for the last name Busha. 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 Cards

There are 756 military records available for the last name Busha. For the veterans among your Busha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Busha lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Busha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Busha in 1954 was 31, and 61 in 2004.

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