Malsbury Family History

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Malsbury Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Malmesbury, a habitational name from a place of this name in Wiltshire, named in Old English as ‘the stronghold (burh, byrig) of Maeldub’, an ancient Celtic personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Alsbury, Marksbury, Salisbury, Marbury, Albury, Asbury, Pillsbury

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Malsbury Family Origin

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Malsbury Family Occupations

What did your Malsbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Malsbury occupation in the UK was Farmer. 17% of Malsbury's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malsbury. A less common occupation for the Malsbury family was Ag Labr.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Ag Labr


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

Malsbury Historical Records

What Malsbury family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Malsbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malsbury census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 234 immigration records available for the last name Malsbury. 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 Card

There are 385 military records available for the last name Malsbury. For the veterans among your Malsbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Malsbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Malsbury lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Malsbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Malsbury in 1962 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Malsbury

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Malsbury ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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