Gunby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gunby in East Yorkshire, which is named from the Old Norse female personal name Gunnhildr + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’, or from Gunby St. Nicholas or Gunby St. Peter in Lincolnshire, named from the Old Norse male personal name Gunni + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Gunby Family Origin

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Gunby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunby. A less common occupation for the Gunby family was Farm Laborer. The most common Gunby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Gunby's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Gunby | Data not to scale

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Gunby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Gunby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gunby in 1960 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gunby

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