Zerby Family History

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Zerby Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Zerbe.

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


Similar surnames: Zerba, Eby, Herb, Carby, Zerbel, Zerbe, Berry, Erny, Jerry, Terry

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Zerby Family Origin

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Zerby Family Occupations

What did your Zerby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zerby family was Blacksmith. The most common Zerby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Zerby's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zerby.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

United States shown, England data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Zerby ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Zerby Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zerby Life Expectancy

What is the average Zerby lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Zerby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zerby in 1959 was 50, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zerby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zerby 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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