Camby Family History

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Camby Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps of French origin, a variant of Cambe, a nickname for someone with a limp or other peculiarity of the leg, from a southern French form of jambe ‘leg’.

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

Similar surnames: Camba, Cumby, Hamby, Amy, Saxby, Raby, Gamby, Camps, Camus, Canoy

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Camby Family Origin

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Camby Family Occupations

What did your Camby ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer (below) Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Camby. 17% of Camby men worked as a Colliery Hewer (below) Heavy Worker and 88% of Camby women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Camby were Shipper and Secretary Shorthand Typing

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer (below) Heavy Worker
  • Musician
  • Musician (violinist)
  • Shipper

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Secretary Shorthand Typing

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

Camby Historical Records

What Camby family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 203 immigration records available for the last name Camby. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 395 military records available for the last name Camby. For the veterans among your Camby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Camby Life Expectancy

What is the average Camby lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Camby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Camby in 1958 was 47, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Camby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Camby ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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