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Pusey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Pusey in Oxfordshire (formerly in Berkshire ), so called from Old English peose, piosu ‘pea(s)’ + eg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’, or from Pewsey in Wiltshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Pevesie, apparently from the genitive case of an Old English personal name Pefe, not independently attested + Old English eg ‘island’. French: habitational name form Pusey in Haute-Saône, so named from a Gallo-Roman personal name, Pusius, + the locative suffix -acum.

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


Similar surnames: Rumsey, Paley, Hussey, Busby, Putney, Pacey, Pulley, Ousley, Bushey

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You can see how Pusey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pusey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pusey families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 13 Pusey families living in British Columbia. This was about 41% of all the recorded Pusey's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Pusey families in 1911.
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What did your Pusey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Pusey. 60% of Pusey men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Cutivator
    40%
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Passenger Lists

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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Pusey. For the veterans among your Pusey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pusey lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Pusey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pusey in 1951 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

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