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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

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Owensby Life Expectancy

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