Busby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Buschebi, from Old Norse buskr ‘bush’, ‘shrub’ or an Old Norse personal name Buski + býr ‘homestead’, ‘village’, or from some other place so called.

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


Similar surnames: Lusby, Bagby, Bush, Furby, Cosby, Wisby, Beeby, Bury, Burby, Nasby

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Busby Family Origin

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Busby Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Busby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Busby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Busby family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Busby.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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Busby Historical Records

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Busby Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Busby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Busby in 1940 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

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