Bisby Family History

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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

What did your Bisby ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • R. R. Agent

    4%

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

Bisby Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bisby Life Expectancy

What is the average Bisby lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bisby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bisby 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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