Busker History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The distinguished name Busker is derived from the Old German word "busc," which means "thicket" or "brush."
Early Origins of the Busker family
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).
Important Dates for the Busker family
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Busker Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Buescher, Busker, Buscher and others.
Early Notables of the Busker family (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 arm fighting at the Battle of Waterloo, and later became...
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Busker migration to the United States
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, who landed in America in 1844 
- Antje Busker, aged 34, who landed in New York, NY in 1857 
- Antje Hinr Busker, aged 38, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1857 
Contemporary Notables of the name Busker (post 1700)
- 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
- 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
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html