Lush Family History

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Lush Name Meaning

English (Hampshire, Dorset, and Wiltshire): unexplained. According to MacLysaght this name, which is also found in Ireland, is akin to Usher (compare Lusher). Probably an Americanized spelling of German Lüsch (see Lusch).

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

Similar surnames: Tush, Bush, Cush, Lash, Lish, Losh, Rush, Lesh, Plush, Blush

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Lush Family Origin

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Lush Family Occupations

What did your Lush ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lush occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Lush's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lush. A less common occupation for the Lush family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Lush Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Lush. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lush 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lush. 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 Lush. For the veterans among your Lush ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lush Life Expectancy

What is the average Lush lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Lush life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Lush in 1949 was 19, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lush

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lush 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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