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Gadbury Family History

Gadbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cadborough, alias Gateborough, in Rye, Sussex, probably so named from Old English gat ‘goat’ + beorg ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Hanbury, Bradbury, Sudbury, Marbury, Asbury, Danbury, Banbury

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Where is the Gadbury family from?

You can see how Gadbury families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gadbury family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Gadbury families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 37 Gadbury families living in London. This was about 42% of all the recorded Gadbury's in the UK. London had the highest population of Gadbury families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gadbury surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gadbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Gadbury. 93% of Gadbury women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    93%
  • Shorthand Typist
    8%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gadbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gadbury census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 138 immigration records available for the last name Gadbury. 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 Cards

There are 362 military records available for the last name Gadbury. For the veterans among your Gadbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gadbury lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gadbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gadbury in 1960 was 57, and 60 in 2004.

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