Ellerby Family History

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Ellerby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire so named, from the Old English personal name Ælfweard + Old Scandinavian býr ‘farmstead’, ‘village’.

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


Similar surnames: Enderby, Ellers, Holderby, Exley, Eller, Engelby, Alley, Feller

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Ellerby Family Origin

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Ellerby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Ellerby occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Ellerby's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ellerby. A less common occupation for the Ellerby family was Farm Labourer.

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Ellerby Historical Records

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Ellerby Life Expectancy

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