Kolby Name Meaning

Americanized spelling or variant of German Kolbe, a variant of Kolb.

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


Similar surnames: Kolbe, Kolb, Colby, Kaley, Dolby, Kolba, Poley, Kolp, Kole, Joly

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Kolby Family Origin

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Kolby Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    14%
  • Engineer

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Grocery

    14%

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In 1880, the most common Kolby occupation in the USA was Butcher. 14% of Kolby's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Kolby family was Grocery. Butcher, Engineer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kolby.

Source: Census data for Kolby | Data not to scale

Kolby Historical Records

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Kolby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Kolby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kolby in 1962 was 74, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kolby

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