Buus Family History

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Buus Name Meaning

Danish: either from a nickname Bus (of unexplained etymology), or from German buseman ‘devil’, ‘ghost’.

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

Similar surnames: Duus, Buss, Bies, Bump, Brun, Bus, Kus, Baus, Beus, Buls

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Buus Family Origin

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Buus Family Occupations

What did your Buus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Driver were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buus. 20% of Buus men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Buus women worked as a Driver. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buus were Assistant and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Assistant

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Driver
  • Housework
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher

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

Buus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 984 census records available for the last name Buus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buus 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 220 immigration records available for the last name Buus. 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 164 military records available for the last name Buus. For the veterans among your Buus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buus Life Expectancy

What is the average Buus lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Buus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Buus in 1963 was 67, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buus 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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