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Buske Family History

Buske Name Meaning

German: of Slavic origin. German: from a pet form of Busse, a short form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhart). Danish and Swedish: variant of Busk.

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


Similar surnames: Kuske, Busse, Burke, Huske, Beske, Budke, Busko, Bake, Busk, Jeske

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Where is the Buske family from?

You can see how Buske families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buske family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Buske families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 19 Buske families living in Illinois. This was about 16% of all the recorded Buske's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Buske families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buske surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buske ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Buske. 22% of Buske men worked as a Labourer.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    22%
  • Painter
    11%
  • Miner
    11%
  • Journalier
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
    100%
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What Buske family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Buske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buske 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 Buske. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Buske. For the veterans among your Buske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buske lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Buske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Buske in 1955 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

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