Nesby Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm name from Old Norse nesbýr ‘the farm on the headland’. Compare Nesheim.

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


Similar surnames: Nerby, Newby, Nasby, Mosby, Westby, Cosby, Risby, Selby, Busby, Melby

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Nesby Family Origin

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Nesby Family Occupations

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  • Laborer Chelsea Pensioner (Genl)

    100%

In 1881, the most common Nesby occupation in the UK was Laborer Chelsea Pensioner (Genl). 100% of Nesby's were Laborer Chelsea Pensioner (Genl)s.

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Nesby Historical Records

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Nesby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Nesby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Nesby in 1949 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nesby

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