Owensby Family History

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Owensby Name Meaning

Probably English: habitational name from Aunsby in Lincolnshire, which has the same origin as Aunby (see Owenby).

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


Similar surnames: Owenby, Westby, Ormsby, Wisby, Welby, Denby, Cleasby, Owen, Osby

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Owensby Family Origin

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Owensby Family Occupations

What did your Owensby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Owensby. A less common occupation for the Owensby family was Laborer. The most common Owensby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Owensby's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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Owensby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Owensby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Owensby 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Owensby. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Owensby. For the veterans among your Owensby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Owensby Life Expectancy

What is the average Owensby lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Owensby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Owensby in 1952 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Owensby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Owensby 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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