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Bushey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bushey in Hertfordshire, so named with an Old English bysce or byxe ‘box’ + hæg ‘enclosure’. Americanized spelling of French Boucher. Americanized spelling of German Büsche (see Busche) or Swiss German Büschi, a variant of Busch.

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


Similar surnames: Busher, Bussey, Bosley, Busey, Bush, Buskey, Busse, Hussey, Buley

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Bushey Family Origin

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Bushey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bushey. The most common Bushey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Bushey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bushey family was Keeping House.

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Bushey Historical Records

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Bushey Life Expectancy

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