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Dalby Family History

Dalby Name Meaning
Norwegian, Danish, and northern English: habitational name from any of various places named Dalby, named with Old Norse dalr ‘valley’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’. The English surname is common in Yorkshire, where it derives mainly from Dalby in North Yorkshire, but similarly named places in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire are also possible sources. In Norway, it is common as a farm name. See also Dahlby.

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

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Name Distribution of Dalby Families

  • Number of Dalby families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dalby families
     507 - 1,012
     170 - 506
     1 - 169
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dalby families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dalby Family Origin

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Dalby Immigration Information

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Dalby Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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