Fomby Family History

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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

What did your Fomby ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Dry Good Mercant

    4%
  • Farm Hand

    4%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Fomby Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fomby Life Expectancy

What is the average Fomby lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fomby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fomby 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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