Carby Family History

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Carby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Careby in Lincolnshire, which is named with the Old English personal name Kári + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘village’. Swedish and Danish: habitational name from places in Sweden and Denmark named Karby, from karl ‘(free)man’ + býr ‘village’. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Gerbig.

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

Similar surnames: Carey, Darby, Corby, Canby, Saxby, Norby, Kirby, Harty, Carbo, Cardy

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Carby Family Origin

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Carby Family Occupations

What did your Carby ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Agricultural Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Carby. 90% of Carby women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Agricultural Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti

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

Carby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Carby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carby 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 933 immigration records available for the last name Carby. 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 595 military records available for the last name Carby. For the veterans among your Carby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carby Life Expectancy

What is the average Carby lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Carby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Carby in 1960 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carby 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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