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Causby Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant spelling of Cosby.

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


Similar surnames: Curby, Carsey, Dansby, Camby, Maulsby, Causey, Cumby, Cosby, Cassel

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Where is the Causby family from?

You can see how Causby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Causby family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Causby families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Causby families living in North Carolina. This was about 38% of all the recorded Causby's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Causby families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Causby surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Causby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Causby. 30% of Causby men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Causby women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Causby were Truck Driver and Looper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Sander
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    21%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Topper
    11%
  • Looper
    11%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Causby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Causby census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 174 immigration records available for the last name Causby. 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 Cards

There are 853 military records available for the last name Causby. For the veterans among your Causby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Causby lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Causby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Causby in 1952 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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