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Carby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Careby in Lincolnshire, which is named with the Old English personal name Kári + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘village’. Swedish and Danish: habitational name from places in Sweden and Denmark named Karby, from karl ‘(free)man’ + býr ‘village’. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Gerbig.

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


Similar surnames: Carey, Darby, Corby, Canby, Saxby, Norby, Kirby, Harty, Carbo, Cardy

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Carby Family Origin

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Carby Family Occupations

What did your Carby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Broom Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carby. The most common Carby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Carby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Carby family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Broom Maker

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

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

Carby Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Carby Life Expectancy

What is the average Carby lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Carby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Carby in 1960 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carby 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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