Bush is a family name, and also the name of places and things.
Things commonly called Bush include:
- bush — a kind of plant (see shrub).
- bush — a mechanical attachment, usually a metallic socket with a screw thread, such as the mechanism by which a camera is attached to a tripod
- bush — (vulgar usage) the pubic hair of a woman ("Keep bush where it belongs..."), or, by extension, the external genitalia of a woman, or by extension, intercourse with a woman ("I got some bush last night"), or by extension, pejoratively, a woman
- Bush — a popular rock band, named after Shepherd's Bush in London.
Places named Bush include:
- Bush — in modern Australian usage, the countryside area of Australia not arid or remote enough to constitute the outback – it can include areas of natural flora even within conurbations . From this usage comes the phrase "to go bush" meaning to become feral or to leave civilisation, and words like bushwhacker and bush pilot.
- Bush — naturally forested areas in New Zealand.
- The Bush — remote areas of Alaska which are off the road system, and are generally only accessible by air or water.
Members of the politically prominent Bush family
- Prescott Bush, U.S. Senator and financier, and his son:
- Prescott Bush, Jr., and his wife Elizabeth Bush
- George H. W. Bush, U.S. President 1989–1993, his First Lady Barbara Pierce Bush, and their children:
- Other children of Prescott Bush: