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Darbey Family History

Darbey Name Meaning

see Darby .

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

Similar surnames: Darby, Darney, Darley, Barbey, Darsey, Darcey, Dalbey, Harvey, Carey

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Where is the Darbey family from?

You can see how Darbey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Darbey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Darbey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 31 Darbey families living in Staffordshire. This was about 39% of all the recorded Darbey's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Darbey families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Darbey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Darbey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coal Hewer Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Darbey. 100% of Darbey men worked as a Coal Hewer Heavy Worker and 80% of Darbey 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Coal Hewer Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Clerk At Ironworks
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What Darbey family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Darbey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darbey 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 275 immigration records available for the last name Darbey. 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 416 military records available for the last name Darbey. For the veterans among your Darbey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Darbey lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Darbey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Darbey in 1965 was 75, and 71 in 2003.

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