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Gadsby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gaddesby in Leicestershire, recorded in Domesday Book as Gadesbi and so named from the Old Norse personal name Gaddr (or from Old Norse gaddr ‘spur (of land)’) + býr ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Goldsby, Godby, Busby, Ormsby, Nasby, Asby, Canby, Carby, Gadd

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Gadsby Family Origin

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Gadsby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gadsby. A less common occupation for the Gadsby family was Labourer. The most common Gadsby occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Gadsby's were Farmers.

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Gadsby Historical Records

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Gadsby Life Expectancy

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