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Bushman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bushman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bushman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Bushman Family Origin

Where is the Bushman family from?

Bushman Family Occupations

What did your Bushman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bushman. A less common occupation for the Bushman family was Carpenter. The most common Bushman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bushman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Bushman Historical Records

What Bushman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Bushman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bushman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bushman. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bushman. For the veterans among your Bushman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bushman Life Expectancy

What is the average Bushman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bushman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bushman in 1951 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bushman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bushman 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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