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Busse Family History

Busse Name Meaning
German: variant of Buss.North German (Büsse): metonymic occupational name for a maker of boxes and containers or for a gunsmith, from Middle Low German büsse, busse ‘box’, ‘gun’, ‘rifle’.English: variant spelling of Buss.

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

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54,357 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,671 Military Records
6,329 Immigration Records
23,768 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Busse Families

  • Number of Busse families
     77 - 151
     26 - 76
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Busse families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Busse families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Busse census records

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Busse Family Origin

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Busse Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Busse families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Busse

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Busse Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Busse census records

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Busse Civil War Service Records

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