Norby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Norby in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Swedish (Norrby): habitational name from a farmstead named with norr ‘north’ + by ‘farm’, or an ornamental name formed with the same elements.

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


Similar surnames: Nordby, Corby, Morby, Hornby, Carby, Nerby, Sorby, Colby, Nord, Newby

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Norby Family Origin

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Norby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Norby. The most common Norby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Norby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Norby family was Farming.

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Norby Historical Records

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Norby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Norby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Norby in 1957 was 22, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Norby

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