Mayberry Family History

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Mayberry Name Meaning

English and Irish: of uncertain origin; most probably an altered form of Mowbray. It is also found as Maybury, which has the form of an English habitational name. There is a place near Woking in Surrey so called; however, this is not recorded until 1885 and is probably derived from the surname. In England this surname is found mainly in the West Midlands; it has also spread into Wales. In Ireland this form is common in Ulster; MacLysaght records that it was taken there from England in the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Carberry, Mabey, Merry, Rasberry, Mulberry, Maybury, Mayer, Yarberry

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Mayberry Family Origin

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Mayberry Family Occupations

What did your Mayberry ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Retired Dock Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mayberry. 4% of Mayberry men worked as a Retired Dock Worker and 59% of Mayberry women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mayberry were Auxiliary Postman and Dispenser

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Retired Dock Worker
    4%
  • Accountants Clerk
    2%
  • Assistant School M
    2%
  • Auxiliary Postman
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    59%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
  • Companion Help
    2%
  • Dispenser
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mayberry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Mayberry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mayberry 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mayberry. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Mayberry. For the veterans among your Mayberry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mayberry Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mayberry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mayberry in 1944 was 53, and 71 in 2004.

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