Danbury Family History

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Danbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Danbury in Essex, named in Old English as the ‘stronghold (burh) of a man called Dene’.

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

Similar surnames: Banbury, Hanbury, Albury, Marbury, Asbury, Duxbury, Gadbury, Danby

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Danbury Family Origin

Where is the Danbury family from?

Danbury Family Occupations

What did your Danbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Danbury occupation in the UK was Stone Mason. 13% of Danbury's were Stone Masons. Stone Mason, Stonemason and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Danbury. A less common occupation for the Danbury family was Bank Clerk.

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  • Stone Mason

  • Stonemason

  • Labourer

  • Bank Clerk


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

Danbury Historical Records

What Danbury family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Danbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danbury 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 425 immigration records available for the last name Danbury. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Danbury. For the veterans among your Danbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Danbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Danbury lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Danbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Danbury in 1960 was 47, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Danbury

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Danbury 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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