Morby Family History

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Morby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Moreby in Yorkshire or Moorby in Lincolnshire, both named in Old Scandinavian as ‘farmstead (býr) in the moor or marshland (mór)’.

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

Similar surnames: Mosby, Corby, Norby, Sorby, Worby, Carby, Hobby, Mumby, Milby, Godby

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Morby Family Origin

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Morby Family Occupations

What did your Morby ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Morby. 25% of Morby men worked as a General Labourer and 79% of Morby women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morby were Lorry Driver and Unpaid Domestic Dut

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Retired
  • Railway Clerk (retired)
  • Lorry Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut

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

Morby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Morby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morby 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 432 immigration records available for the last name Morby. 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 709 military records available for the last name Morby. For the veterans among your Morby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morby Life Expectancy

What is the average Morby lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Morby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Morby in 1963 was 44, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morby 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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