Kirkby Family History

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Kirkby Name Meaning

English: variant of Kirby.

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


Similar surnames: Kirby, Kerby, Kirt, Rickey, Raby, Kirkley, Irby, Kirks, Kilby

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Kirkby Family Origin

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Kirkby Family Occupations

What did your Kirkby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kirkby family was Ditcher And Farmer. Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirkby. The most common Kirkby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Kirkby's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Cooper

    4%
  • Ditcher And Farmer

    4%

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

Kirkby Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Kirkby

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kirkby. 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 Kirkby. For the veterans among your Kirkby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kirkby Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirkby lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kirkby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kirkby in 1962 was 56, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirkby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirkby 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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