Denby Family History

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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 This place name has the same origin as Danby, but the Old Norse first element has been replaced by the cognate Old English Dene.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

What did your Denby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, 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. A less common occupation for the Denby family was Worsted Weaver.

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Joiner

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Worsted Weaver

    2%

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

Denby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Denby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denby 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Denby. 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 Denby. For the veterans among your Denby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Denby Life Expectancy

What is the average Denby lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denby 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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