Type Surname (from location)
Usage Medieval Scottish, Medieval English, English (British), Scottish, English (Australian), Anglo-Norman
Other Forms FormsBusby, Busbe, Busbie, Buskeby (Yorkshire c.1379)
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Meaning & History
Either originating from the village Busby in historic county East Renfrewshire in Scotland, or Great Busby in Yorkshire. The place name is likely derived from the Norman buki, "shrub". See also BUSBY.