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Multiple Origins for the Surname Busker


German


The distinguished name Busker is derived from the Old German word "busc," which means "thicket" or "brush."

Busker Early Origins



The surname Busker was first found in the Rhineland, 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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Busker Spelling Variations


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Busker Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Buescher, Busker, Buscher and others.

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Busker Early History


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Busker Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Busker research. Another 323 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1234, 1387, 1475, 1534, 1704, 1729, 1793, 1832, 1840, and 1842 are included under the topic Early Busker History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Busker Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Busker Early Notables (pre 1700)



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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Busker Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Busker, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1715

Busker Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lisette Busker, aged 29, landed in America in 1844
  • Antje Busker, aged 34, landed in New York, NY in 1857
  • Antje Hinr Busker, aged 38, arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1857

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Contemporary Notables of the name Busker (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Busker (post 1700)



  • Louis Busker, American politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1940; Candidate for Secretary of State of Michigan, 1944; Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1944
  • Louis Busker, American socialist politician, who was a candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan in 1938, and a candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan in 1944

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    5. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Busker Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Busker Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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