Tussey Family History

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Tussey Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Tusche, which may be from a nickname for a cheat, from Middle Low German tusche ‘deception’, or a nickname, perhaps for a ruffian, from Bavarian tusch ‘blow’, ‘stroke’; alternatively, it could be of Slavic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Mussey, Bussey, Tumey, Hussey, Taskey, Busse, Busser, Dossey, Massey

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Tussey Family Origin

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Tussey Family Occupations

What did your Tussey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tussey family was Adams County Clerk. The most common Tussey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Tussey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tussey.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Adams County Clerk

    2%

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

Tussey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tussey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tussey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Tussey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tussey. For the veterans among your Tussey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tussey Life Expectancy

What is the average Tussey lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Tussey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Tussey in 1942 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tussey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tussey 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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