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Gunby Family History

Gunby Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Gunby in East Yorkshire, which is named from the Old Norse female personal name Gunnhildr + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’, or from Gunby St. Nicholas or Gunby St. Peter in Lincolnshire, named from the Old Norse male personal name Gunni + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

47,838 Historical Documents with Gunby on Ancestry.com
11,607 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,060 Military Records
561 Immigration Records
7,540 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Gunby Families

  • Number of Gunby families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gunby families
     49 - 95
     17 - 48
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gunby last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gunby Family Origin

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Gunby Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gunby

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Gunby Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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