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Tusa Family History

Tusa Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): habitational name from a place so called in Messina province. Hungarian: from the old secular personal name Tusa. Hungarian: habitational name from a place so called in Zemplén county.

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


Similar surnames: Musa, Busa, Susa, Basa, Tuft, Tuss, Husa, Tiso, Duba, Rush

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Where is the Tusa family from?

You can see how Tusa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tusa family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Tusa families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Tusa families living in Nebraska. This was about 68% of all the recorded Tusa's in the USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Tusa families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tusa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tusa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tusa. 16% of Tusa men worked as a Laborer and 75% of Tusa women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tusa were Manager and Nurse.

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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
    16%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Farm Lab
    8%
  • Manager
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    75%
  • Nurse
    25%
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What Tusa family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tusa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tusa 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 996 immigration records available for the last name Tusa. 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 931 military records available for the last name Tusa. For the veterans among your Tusa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tusa lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Tusa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Tusa in 1954 was 60, and 75 in 2004.

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