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Origins of the Busley surname

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About the Busleys

We have a total number of 3788 records for people with the last name Busley.

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Where do most Busleys live?

In 1921, most Busleys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Busleys

How common is your surname?

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

We have 3,560 records for the Busley surname. The oldest one dates back to 1910.

Who were Busleys most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Busleys.

What are the most common Busley first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Busleys

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

Common Female occupations for Busleys in 1921


House Servant


General Servant


House Keeper


Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Busleys in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Farm Labourer






Errand Boy


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