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Origins of the Busbey surname

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About the Busbeys

We have a total number of 405 records for people with the last name Busbey.

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Where do most Busbeys live?

In 1921, most Busbeys lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Busbeys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 365 records for the Busbey surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Busbeys most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Busbeys.

What are the most common Busbey first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Busbey family members

Common jobs for Busbeys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Busbeys in 1921
Straw Plaiter


Domestic Servant


Itinerant Irish Itinerants Mendicants Prostitutis &c


Agricultural Labourer




Common Male occupations for Busbeys in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Agr Labourer


Calico Print


Farm Labourer




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