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Fuse Surname Meaning

Japanese (pronounced as two syllables): meaning ‘alms’ usually written phonetically 布施. It is the name of a noble family of Yamato (now Nara prefecture) descended from Prince Ōyamamori (5th century) a son of Emperor Ōjin who died rebelling against his brother Emperor Nintoku after their father's death. Others of the same name descend from the Minamoto Taira and other prominent clans. Listed in the Shinsen shōjiroku as 布勢. The name is most common in eastern Japan. German: topographic name for someone living by the Fuse river near Celle (Hanover) or habitational name from a place called Fuse in eastern Germany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Furse, Kuse, Guse, Hulse, Fuss, Buser, Aue, Pust, Rush, Duke

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You can see how Fuse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fuse family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fuse families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 16 Fuse families living in Glamorgan. This was about 94% of all the recorded Fuse's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Fuse families in 1891.
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What did your Fuse ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Fuse. 100% of Fuse 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
    100%
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Passenger Lists

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What is the average Fuse lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Fuse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fuse in 1957 was 35, and 92 in 2004.

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