Bussen Family History

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Bussen Name Meaning

German: variant (from the genitive form) of Busse 1.

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

Similar surnames: Busse, Busser, Bossen, Bissen, Bussey, Mussen, Bussan, Cussen, Bulen

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Bussen Family Origin

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Bussen Family Occupations

What did your Bussen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brick Maker and Grocer Retail were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bussen. A less common occupation for the Bussen family was Saloon. The most common Bussen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Bussen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Brick Maker

  • Grocer Retail

  • Saloon


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

Bussen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bussen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bussencensus 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 231 immigration records available for the last name Bussen. 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 642 military records available for the last name Bussen. For the veterans among your Bussen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bussen Life Expectancy

What is the average Bussen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bussen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bussen in 1964 was 75, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bussen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bussen 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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