Bisby Name Meaning

English (South Yorkshire): habitational name of uncertain origin; probably a variant of Busby.

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


Similar surnames: Lisby, Busby, Bixby, Risby, Bigby, Bigsby, Brisby, Bilby, Wisby

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Bisby Family Origin

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Bisby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • R. R. Agent

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bisby family was R. R. Agent. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bisby. The most common Bisby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Bisby's were Farmers.

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Bisby Historical Records

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Bisby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Bisby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bisby in 1954 was 47, and 57 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bisby

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