The distinguished name Busker is derived from the Old German word "busc," which means "thicket" or "brush."
, where the family became noted for its many branches within the region, many houses acquiring a status and influence which rivaled that of the landed aristocracy. In their later history some branches were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they distinguished themselves through their contributions to the social, political, and economic developments of the nation. The earliest individual bearer of this name to be mentioned in ancient chronicles was Sifridus Buschelin of Speier is noted in the "Zeitschrift fur Deutsche Geschichte des Oberrheins" in the year 1212, as well as Cuentzlin in Busch of Wuerttenberg (1381).
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Notables with the name Busker during this period were Clamor von dem Bussche, who was lieutenant general in the Hanoverian army. He fought with distinction in the army of the Duke of York during the revolution, and died in battle in 1793. His son, Hans von dem Bussche, lost his right... Another 70 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Busker Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.