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Bussiere Name Meaning

French (Bussière): topographic name for someone who lived by a box thicket, from buis ‘box (tree)’.

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


Similar surnames: Rossier, Lussier, Messier, Bossier, Briere, Barriere, Bessler

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Where is the Bussiere family from?

You can see how Bussiere families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bussiere family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bussiere families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 10 Bussiere families living in New Hampshire. This was about 56% of all the recorded Bussiere's in USA. New Hampshire had the highest population of Bussiere families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bussiere surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bussiere ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bussiere. 18% of Bussiere men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Bussiere women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bussiere were Salesman and Seamstress. .

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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

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Loom Fixer
    10%
  • Painter
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    18%
  • Stitcher
    11%
  • Maid
    11%
  • Seamstress
    11%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bussiere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bussiere 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 948 immigration records available for the last name Bussiere. 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 Bussiere. For the veterans among your Bussiere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bussiere lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bussiere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Bussiere in 1944 was 29, and 81 in 2004.

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