Frisby Family History

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Frisby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Frisby on the Wreake or Frisby by Gaulby, or another lost Frisby in Leicestershire, all named with Old Norse Frísir ‘Frisians’ (see Fries 1) + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Risby, Rigby, Ormsby, Crosby, Brisby, Grisby, Filby, Wisby, Lisby

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Frisby Family Origin

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Frisby Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Butcher

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Frisby family was Butcher. The most common Frisby occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Frisby's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frisby.

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Frisby Historical Records

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Frisby Life Expectancy

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