Walby Family History

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Walby Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from a place in East Yorkshire called Wauldby (recorded in Domesday Book as Walbi ‘(village) on the wold’) or from Walby in Cumbria (‘(village) by the (Roman) wall’).

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


Similar surnames: Welby, Dalby, Wilby, Wall, Paley, Way, Danby, Saxby, Carby, Milby

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Walby Family Origin

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Walby Family Occupations

What did your Walby ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, French Polisher and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Walby. 3% of Walby men worked as a French Polisher and 49% of Walby women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Walby were Engineer Fitter turner and Domestic Duties Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • French Polisher
    3%
  • Butcher
    2%
  • Cowman
    2%
  • Engineer Fitter turner
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    49%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Domestic Duties
    2%
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Walby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Walby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walby 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 700 immigration records available for the last name Walby. 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 595 military records available for the last name Walby. For the veterans among your Walby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walby Life Expectancy

What is the average Walby lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Walby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Walby in 1963 was 71, and 86 in 2004.

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