Curby Family History

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Curby Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Corbeil. Perhaps a variant spelling of English Kirby or Corby.

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

Similar surnames: Corby, Burby, Carby, Cuny, Cumby, Curry, Bury, Causby, Camby, Colby

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Curby Family Origin

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Curby Family Occupations

What did your Curby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Curby family was Iron Moulder At Factory. The most common Curby occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Curby's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Cotton Scutcherer and Hatter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Curby.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Cotton Scutcherer

  • Hatter

  • Iron Moulder At Factory


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Curby ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Curby Historical Records

What Curby family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Curby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Curby 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 430 immigration records available for the last name Curby. 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 805 military records available for the last name Curby. For the veterans among your Curby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Curby Life Expectancy

What is the average Curby lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Curby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Curby in 1954 was 33, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Curby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Curby 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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