Busk Family History

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Busk Name Meaning

Danish and Swedish: topographic name from busk(e) ‘bush’, or a habitational name from a place in Denmark named Busk. The surname is also established in England.

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

Similar surnames: Buske, Buck, Burk, Buss, Bush, Busko, Busby, Beck, Rusk, Busa

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Busk Family Origin

Where is the Busk family from?

Busk Family Occupations

What did your Busk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Busk. A less common occupation for the Busk family was Chipping Clerk. The most common Busk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Busk's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Chipping Clerk


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

Busk Historical Records

What Busk family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Busk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Busk 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Busk. 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 Busk. For the veterans among your Busk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Busk Life Expectancy

What is the average Busk lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Busk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Busk in 1947 was 40, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Busk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Busk 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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