History of your Surname
Get access to Inglesby family records.Start a free trial

Inglesby Family History

Inglesby Name Meaning

English and Scottish (East Lothian): variant of Ingoldsby .

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

Similar surnames: Oglesby, Ingoldsby, Engelby, Ingle, Ingalsbe, Insley, Bingley

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Inglesby family from?

You can see how Inglesby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Inglesby family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Inglesby families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 6 Inglesby families living in New York. This was about 55% of all the recorded Inglesby's in USA. New York had the highest population of Inglesby families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Inglesby surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Inglesby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Inglesby. 25% of Inglesby men worked as a Clerk and 50% of Inglesby women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Inglesby were Machinist and Housewife. .

View Census Data for Inglesby | Data not to scale

*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

  • Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Funeral Director
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Housewife
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Inglesby family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Inglesby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Inglesby census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Inglesby

Passenger Lists

There are 327 immigration records available for the last name Inglesby. 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.

View all Inglesby immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 497 military records available for the last name Inglesby. For the veterans among your Inglesby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Inglesby military records

You've only scratched the surface of Inglesby family history

Discover More

What is the average Inglesby lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Inglesby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Inglesby in 1959 was 53, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Inglesby

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Inglesby family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial