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Filby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Norfolk, so called from the Old Norse personal name Fili or Fila (of uncertain origin) + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Bilby, Wilby, Kilby, Milby, Gilboy, Colby, Bigby, Bielby, Furby

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Filby Family Origin

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Filby Family Occupations

What did your Filby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Filby. The most common Filby occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Filby's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Filby family was Annuitant.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

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

Filby Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Filby Life Expectancy

What is the average Filby lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Filby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Filby in 1963 was 69, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Filby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Filby 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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