Fomby Name Meaning

Probably an altered form, under French influence, of English Formby.

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


Similar surnames: Sosby, Coby, Hamby, Camby, Bobby, Combe, Cumby, Formby, Holby, Corby

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Fomby Family Origin

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Fomby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Dry Good Mercant

    4%
  • Farm Hand

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Dry Good Mercant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fomby. The most common Fomby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Fomby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fomby family was Farm Hand.

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Fomby Historical Records

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Fomby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Fomby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Fomby in 1945 was 31, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fomby

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