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Kedby Family History

Kedby Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Keddy, Kerby, Kenny, Reddy, Kelly, Kilby, Kirby, Selby, Kibby, Denby

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Where is the Kedby family from?

You can see how Kedby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kedby family name was found in the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1891 and 1911. The most Kedby families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 9 Kedby families living in Hampshire. This was about 43% of all the recorded Kedby's in United Kingdom. Hampshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Kedby families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kedby surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kedby ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kedby ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 103 census records available for the last name Kedby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kedby 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Kedby. 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 3 military records available for the last name Kedby. For the veterans among your Kedby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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