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Irby Family History

Irby Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places in Lincolnshire, Cheshire, and North Yorkshire, named from Old Norse Írabýr ‘settlement of the Irish’. Compare Ireton.

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

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42,403 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,909 Military Records
1,122 Immigration Records
32,920 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Irby Families

  • Number of Irby families
     74 - 146
     25 - 73
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Irby families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Irby last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Irby census records

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Irby Family Origin

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Irby Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Irby

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Irby Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Irby census records

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Irby Civil War Service Records

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