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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • General Laborer

    6%
  • Carter

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, General Laborer and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morby. The most common Morby occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Morby's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Morby family was Labourer.

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Morby Historical Records

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Morby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morby

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