Eby Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Äbi, Äby, Aby, Aebi, or Ebi, from a pet form of Eberhardt.

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Eby Family Origin

Where is the Eby family from?

SHOW MORE

Eby Family Occupations

What did your Eby ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eby. The most common Eby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Eby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eby family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Eby | Data not to scale

Eby Historical Records

What Eby family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Eby ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Eby

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Eby Life Expectancy

What is the average Eby lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eby 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Eby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Eby in 1945 was 67, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eby

Famous Eby Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Look up another name