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Hussey Family History

Hussey Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEodhusa ‘descendant of Eodhus’; this was the name of a bardic family associated with the Maguires of Fermanagh, also Anglicized as Oswell, Oswald.English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Houssaye in Seine-Maritime, so called from a collective noun from Old French hous ‘holly’.English: nickname for a woman who was mistress of her own household, from Middle English husewif (a compound of Old English hus ‘house’ + wif ‘woman’). It was not until the 17th century that this word acquired pejorative connotations.

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

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163,663 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
13,887 Military Records
14,649 Immigration Records
110,303 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Hussey Families

  • Number of Hussey families
     102 - 202
     35 - 101
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hussey families
     283 - 563
     95 - 282
     1 - 94
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hussey families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hussey Family Origin

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Hussey Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hussey

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Hussey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Hussey Civil War Service Records

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