Corboy Family History

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Corboy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Corrbuidhe ‘son of Corrbuidhe’, a byname composed of the elements corr ‘crane’ + buidhe ‘yellow’.

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


Similar surnames: Conboy, Conroy, Corban, Corley, Corby, Corry, Corney, Croy, Corson

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Corboy Family Origin

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Corboy Family Occupations

What did your Corboy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Corboy. 12% of Corboy men worked as a Bricklayer and 30% of Corboy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Corboy were Catholic Priest and None

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    12%
  • Labourer Heavy Worker
    12%
  • Cash Rayister Salesman
    6%
  • Catholic Priest
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    30%
  • Domestic Duties
    10%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    10%
  • None
    10%

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

Corboy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Corboy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corboy 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 509 immigration records available for the last name Corboy. 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 675 military records available for the last name Corboy. For the veterans among your Corboy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corboy Life Expectancy

What is the average Corboy lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Corboy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Corboy in 1958 was 42, and 68 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corboy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corboy 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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