Denby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named in Derbyshire and West Yorkshire. This place name has the same origin as Danby, but the Old Norse first element has been replaced by the cognate Old English Dene.

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


Similar surnames: Danby, Denny, Dent, Selby, Beeby, Newby, Welby, Hemby, Demby, Canby

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Denby Family Origin

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Denby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Joiner

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Worsted Weaver

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Denby family was Worsted Weaver. Farmer, Joiner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denby. The most common Denby occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Denby's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Denby | Data not to scale

Denby Historical Records

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Denby Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Denby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Denby in 1957 was 38, and 62 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denby

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