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Bussa Name Meaning

Italian: probably a topographic name, a variant of Busso, from Latin buxus ‘box tree’.

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


Similar surnames: Busse, Busa, Bosso, Bua, Busey, Buis, Buss, Basso, Basa, Brusse

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Where is the Bussa family from?

You can see how Bussa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bussa family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bussa families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Bussa family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Bussa's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Bussa families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bussa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bussa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bussa. 14% of Bussa men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Bussa women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bussa were Laborer and Saleswoman. .

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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
    14%
  • Waiter
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    50%
  • Saleswoman
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bussa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bussa 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 423 immigration records available for the last name Bussa. 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 492 military records available for the last name Bussa. For the veterans among your Bussa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bussa lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bussa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bussa in 1954 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

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