Thursby Family History

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Thursby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria, so named from the Old Norse personal name þórir, a derivative of þórr (see Thor) + Old Norse bý ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Hursey, Thurston, Thurman, Lusby, Busby, Hubby, Hornby, Furby, Huseby

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Thursby Family Origin

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Thursby Family Occupations

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  • Plasterer

    3%
  • Tailor

    3%
  • Tanner

    3%
  • Waterman

    3%

In 1881, the most common Thursby occupation in the UK was Plasterer. 3% of Thursby's were Plasterers. Plasterer, Tailor and Tanner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thursby. A less common occupation for the Thursby family was Waterman.

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Thursby Historical Records

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Thursby Life Expectancy

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