Nerby Family History

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Nerby Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southeastern Norway, named in Old Norse as Neðribýr ‘the lowest (neðri) farm (býr)’.

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


Similar surnames: Newby, Nesby, Overby, Nordby, Norby, Selby, Furby, Hemby, Welby

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Nerby Family Origin

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Nerby Family Occupations

What did your Nerby ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Metal Ders Labourer Heavy and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nerby. 25% of Nerby men worked as a Metal Ders Labourer Heavy and 43% of Nerby women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nerby were Works Manager Cablin Wiering and Sorting Clerk Telegraphist G

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Metal Ders Labourer Heavy
    25%
  • Motor Works General Hand
    25%
  • Painter ter
    25%
  • Works Manager Cablin Wiering
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    43%
  • Cotton Weaver
    15%
  • Letter Press Feeder
    15%
  • Sorting Clerk Telegraphist G
    15%

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

Nerby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nerby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nerby 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 168 immigration records available for the last name Nerby. 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 226 military records available for the last name Nerby. For the veterans among your Nerby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nerby Life Expectancy

What is the average Nerby lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Nerby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Nerby in 1957 was 66, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nerby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nerby 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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