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Mayberry Name Meaning

English: 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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Where is the Mayberry family from?

You can see how Mayberry families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mayberry family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mayberry families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 53 Mayberry families living in Monmouthshire. This was about 39% of all the recorded Mayberry's in United Kingdom. Monmouthshire had the highest population of Mayberry families in 1891.
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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 United Kingdom named Mayberry. 100% of Mayberry men worked as a Retired Dock Worker and 96% of Mayberry women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Retired Dock Worker
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    96%
  • Domestic Duties
    5%
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Passenger Lists

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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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What is the average Mayberry lifespan?

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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