Debus Family History
Debus Name Meaning
German: from a personal name a vernacular short form of Matthäus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine); compare Debs . French: habitational name with fused preposition de ‘from’ for someone from any of various places called Bus (from a regional form of bois ‘wood’) in Eure Pas-de-Calais and Somme.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press