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Bug Family History

Bug Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bu, Burg, Bur, Bua, Bub, Beg, Bugg, Bun, Bue, Hug

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Where is the Bug family from?

You can see how Bug families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bug family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bug families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Bug families living in Wiltshire. This was about 67% of all the recorded Bug's in United Kingdom. Wiltshire had the highest population of Bug families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bug surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bug ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Bug. 100% of Bug women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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What Bug family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bug. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bug census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 403 immigration records available for the last name Bug. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Bug. For the veterans among your Bug ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bug lifespan?

Between 1972 and 1988, in the United States, Bug life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bug in 1972 was 82, and 93 in 1988.

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