Owenby Family History

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Owenby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from one of three places in Lincolnshire: Aunby, Owmby, and Aunsby, all of which are named with the Old Norse personal name Auðun + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Owensby, Welby, Sowerby, Overby, Denby, Wisby, Canby, Hornby, Bielby

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Owenby Family Origin

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Owenby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    74%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • House Keeper

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Owenby family was House Keeper. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Owenby. The most common Owenby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 74% of Owenby's were Farmers.

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Owenby Historical Records

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Owenby Life Expectancy

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