Oglesby Family History

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Oglesby Name Meaning

English: habitational name, perhaps from Ugglebarnby (recorded in 1314 as Oggelberdesby) in North Yorkshire, named from an unattested Old Norse personal name Uglubárthr + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Inglesby, Ormsby, Lusby, Owenby, Ellerby, Gadsby, Goldsby, Ogle

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Oglesby Family Origin

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Oglesby Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Joiner

    6%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • ((Housekeeper))

    2%

In 1881, the most common Oglesby occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Oglesby's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Oglesby family was ((Housekeeper)). Agricultural Labourer, Joiner and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oglesby.

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Oglesby Historical Records

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