Buse Family History

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Buse Name Meaning

North German (also Büse): from Middle Low German buse ‘fishing boat’, specifically of the kind used to catch herring, and hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such boats or for a herring fisher.

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


Similar surnames: Busse, Buss, Huse, Buser, Kuse, Burse, Bush, Bunt, Guse, Bise

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Buse Family Origin

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Buse Family Occupations

What did your Buse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buse. The most common Buse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Buse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Buse family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Buse ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Buse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Buse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buse 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Buse. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Buse. For the veterans among your Buse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buse Life Expectancy

What is the average Buse lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Buse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Buse in 1951 was 47, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buse 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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