Welby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Welby, one in Leicestershire and one in Lincolnshire. The last is named from Old English wella ‘spring’ + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Wilby, Selby, Melby, Beeby, Kilby, Westby, Wisby, Colby, Bielby

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Welby Family Origin

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Welby Family Occupations

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  • Commercial Clerk

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Ag Labourer

    2%
  • Agr Lab

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Welby family was Agr Lab. Commercial Clerk, Farmer and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welby. The most common Welby occupation in the UK was Commercial Clerk. 4% of Welby's were Commercial Clerks.

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Welby Historical Records

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Welby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Welby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Welby in 1963 was 70, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Welby

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