Furby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in North and East Yorkshire named Firby, from the Old Danish personal name Frithi + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Gunby, Busby, Lusby, Irby, Carby, Kirby, Norby, Bury, Nerby, Dury

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Furby Family Origin

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Furby Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    11%
  • Boot Maker

    6%
  • Laundress

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1881, the most common Furby occupation in the UK was Tailor. 11% of Furby's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Furby family was Blacksmith. Tailor, Boot Maker and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Furby.

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Furby Historical Records

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Furby Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Furby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Furby in 1957 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Furby

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