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BUSH - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname BUSH

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Definition: 1) Dweller near a bush or a thicket of bushes, from the Middle English bushe, meaning "bush." 2) Dweller at the sign of a bush (usually a wine merchant).

Surname Origin: English

Alternate Surname Spellings: BUSCH, BISH, BYSH, BYSSHE, BUSCHER, BOSCHE

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English Genealogy
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FamilySearch - BUSH Genealogy
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BUSH Surname Mailing List
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Surname Finder - BUSH Genealogy & Family Resources
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Cousin Connect - BUSH Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - BUSH Genealogy & Family History
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MyCinnamonToast.com - BUSH Genealogy in All Regions
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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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