Kirkby Family History

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Kirkby Name Meaning

English: variant of Kirby.

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


Similar surnames: Kirby, Kerby, Kirt, Rickey, Raby, Kirkley, Irby, Kirks, Kilby

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Kirkby Family Origin

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Kirkby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Joiner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Kirkby occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Kirkby's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirkby. A less common occupation for the Kirkby family was Joiner.

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Kirkby Historical Records

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Kirkby Life Expectancy

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Famous Kirkby Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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