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Bushong Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Bouchon, a habitational name from a place in Somme, so named with the personal name Buccius + Gallic duros ‘fortress’, or a topographic name for someone who lived in an area of bushes, from Old French bousche ‘bush’. Possibly an altered spelling of German Buschang, which is of Slavic origin (see Bushek).

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


Similar surnames: Furlong, Musson, Busing, Buxton, Boston, Burling, Deshong, Bussan

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Bushong Family Origin

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Bushong Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    43%
  • Cooper

    29%
  • Fisherman

    14%
  • Not Given

    14%

In 1881, the most common Bushong occupation in Canada was Servant. 43% of Bushong's were Servants. Servant, Cooper and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bushong. A less common occupation for the Bushong family was Not Given.

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Bushong Life Expectancy

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