Camby Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps of French origin, a variant of Cambe, a nickname for someone with a limp or other peculiarity of the leg, from a southern French form of jambe ‘leg’.

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


Similar surnames: Camba, Cumby, Hamby, Amy, Saxby, Raby, Gamby, Camps, Camus, Canoy

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Camby Family Origin

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Camby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Fruit Grower

    9%

In 1880, the most common Camby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Camby's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Camby. A less common occupation for the Camby family was Fruit Grower.

Source: Census data for Camby | Data not to scale

Camby Historical Records

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Camby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Camby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Camby in 1958 was 47, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Camby

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