Bisby Name Meaning

English (South Yorkshire): habitational name of uncertain origin; probably a variant of Busby.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lisby, Busby, Bixby, Risby, Bigby, Bigsby, Brisby, Bilby, Wisby

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Bisby Family Origin

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Bisby Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    15%
  • Colliery Lab

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Bedstead Ornamenter

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Colliery Lab and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bisby. The most common Bisby occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 15% of Bisby's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Bisby family was Bedstead Ornamenter.

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Bisby Historical Records

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Bisby Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Bisby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bisby in 1954 was 47, and 57 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bisby

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