Bushey Family History

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Bushey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bushey in Hertfordshire, so named with an Old English bysce or byxe ‘box’ + hæg ‘enclosure’. Americanized spelling of French Boucher. Americanized spelling of German Büsche (see Busche) or Swiss German Büschi, a variant of Busch.

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


Similar surnames: Busher, Bussey, Bosley, Busey, Bush, Buskey, Busse, Hussey, Buley

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Bushey Family Origin

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Bushey Family Occupations

What did your Bushey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Bushey. 27% of Bushey men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Bushey women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bushey were Carpenter and Railoring

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Labourer
    11%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
    29%
  • Gerant
    15%
  • Housework
    15%
  • Railoring
    15%

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

Bushey Historical Records

What Bushey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Bushey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bushey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bushey. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bushey. For the veterans among your Bushey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bushey Life Expectancy

What is the average Bushey lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bushey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bushey in 1945 was 59, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bushey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bushey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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