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Kingsbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places, for example in northwest London (formerly Middlesex), Somerset, and Warwickshire. These are mostly named in Old English as cyninges burh ‘the king’s stronghold’, but the last mentioned is Cynesburh ‘stronghold of Cyne’. Cyne is a short form of any of various compound names with cyne- ‘royal’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Kingsford, Kingsmore, Kingsland, Kingston, Kingsley, Pillsbury

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Kingsbury Family Origin

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Kingsbury Family Occupations

What did your Kingsbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kingsbury occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kingsbury's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kingsbury family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kingsbury.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Kingsbury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kingsbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kingsbury census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kingsbury. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kingsbury. For the veterans among your Kingsbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kingsbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Kingsbury lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kingsbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kingsbury in 1942 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kingsbury

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kingsbury 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.

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