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Dansby Family History

Dansby Name Meaning

English: presumably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place in an area of Scandinavian settlement; perhaps a variant of Danby .

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


Similar surnames: Danby, Darby, Denby, Daisy, Dansky, Gadsby, Darsey, Nasby, Dansie

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Where is the Dansby family from?

You can see how Dansby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dansby family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dansby families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 20 Dansby families living in London. This was about 17% of all the recorded Dansby's in United Kingdom. London and 1 other county had the highest population of Dansby families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dansby surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dansby ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dansby. 100% of Dansby women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Dansby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dansby census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 309 immigration records available for the last name Dansby. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dansby. For the veterans among your Dansby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dansby lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dansby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dansby in 1953 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

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