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Origin and popularity of the name BUSBY

Origin

Busby : 1: English: habitational name from Busby in North Yorkshire recorded in Domesday Book as Buschebi from Old Norse buskr ‘bush shrub’ or an Old Norse personal name Buski + bȳ ‘homestead village’. Alternatively a habitational name from Bushby in Leicestershire.2: Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Busby in Carmunnock (Renfrewshire).

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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    Variants of name BUSBY

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