Kirkeby Family History

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Kirkeby Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: habitational name from a place named Kirkeby (or, in the case of the Norwegian name, from any of ten farmsteads so named), from Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + býr ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Kirby, Kirkley, Kilby, Kirkham, Kirk, Irby, Kimsey, Kirksey, Kirkes

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Kirkeby Family Origin

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Kirkeby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping Boarders

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Leather Merch.

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Kirkeby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Kirkeby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kirkeby family was Leather Merch.. Farmer, Keeping Boarders and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirkeby.

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Kirkeby Historical Records

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Kirkeby Life Expectancy

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