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Buser Name Meaning

German (also Büser): nickname for a glutton, Middle Low German buser, an agent derivative of busen ‘to indulge’. Compare Buseman. This name is also found in Slovenia. Swiss German: habitational name for someone from a place called Buus.

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


Similar surnames: Buder, Huser, Boser, Busser, Bauser, Buer, Bueter, Kuser, Buse, Zuber

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Where is the Buser family from?

You can see how Buser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Buser families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Buser families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 67% of all the recorded Buser's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Buser families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buser. 22% of Buser men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Buser women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buser were Salesman and Housework.

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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 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Manager
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    12%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Housework
    10%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Buser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Buser. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Buser. For the veterans among your Buser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buser lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Buser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Buser in 1944 was 25, and 77 in 2004.

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