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Ingoldsby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ingoldsby (Lincolnshire). The placename derives from the Old Norse personal name Ingiald (genitive Ingialdes) + Old Norse ‘farmstead village’. Irish: adopted for Mac an Ghallóglaigh (see Gallogly ) by mistranslation of gallóglach ‘foreign warrior’ or ‘galloglass’ as ‘English’. This gave rise to English and Englishby to form Ingoldsby by assimilation.

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

Similar surnames: Inglesby, Goldsby, Ingalsbe, Godby, Oglesby, Engelby, Ingold, Gadsby

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Where is the Ingoldsby family from?

You can see how Ingoldsby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ingoldsby family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ingoldsby families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Ingoldsby families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Ingoldsby's in USA. New York had the highest population of Ingoldsby families in 1840.
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What did your Ingoldsby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ingoldsby. 30% of Ingoldsby men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Ingoldsby women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ingoldsby were Machinist and Teacher. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Cook
  • Secretary
  • Teacher
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Passenger Lists

There are 450 immigration records available for the last name Ingoldsby. 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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There are 621 military records available for the last name Ingoldsby. For the veterans among your Ingoldsby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ingoldsby lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ingoldsby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ingoldsby in 1962 was 67, and 91 in 2004.

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