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Liby Family History

Liby Name Meaning

Probably an altered or variant spelling of Libby.

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

Similar surnames: Biby, Liew, Lisby, Leiby, Lisy, Lien, Lion, Lucy, Duby, Locy

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Where is the Liby family from?

You can see how Liby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Liby family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Liby families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Liby families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Liby's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Liby families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Liby surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Liby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Liby. 23% of Liby men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Liby women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Liby were Salesman and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 162 immigration records available for the last name Liby. 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 Cards

There are 331 military records available for the last name Liby. For the veterans among your Liby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Liby lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Liby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Liby in 1962 was 60, and 65 in 2004.

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