Buzzell Family History

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Buzzell Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Bussell (see Bissell 1). Possibly a shortened form of Italian Buzzelli.

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

Similar surnames: Bizzell, Bazzell, Burell, Rundell, Bushell, Buswell, Buzzeo, Austell

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Buzzell Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Buzzell name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Buzzell. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


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Buzzell Family Origin

Where is the Buzzell family from?

Buzzell Family Occupations

What did your Buzzell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buzzell family was Laborer. The most common Buzzell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Buzzell's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buzzell.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Buzzell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Buzzell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buzzell 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 778 immigration records available for the last name Buzzell. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Buzzell. For the veterans among your Buzzell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buzzell Life Expectancy

What is the average Buzzell lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Buzzell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Buzzell in 1944 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buzzell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buzzell 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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