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Lusby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lusby in Lincolnshire, named in Old Norse as ‘Lútr’s farmstead or settlement’, from the Old Norse personal name Lútr (also a nickname meaning ‘stooping’) + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Busby, Gunby, Wisby, Lisby, Cosby, Furby, Hubby, Mosby, Huseby, Nasby

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Where is the Lusby family from?

You can see how Lusby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lusby family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lusby families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 20 Lusby families living in Maryland. This was about 57% of all the recorded Lusby's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Lusby families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lusby surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lusby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lusby. 28% of Lusby men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Lusby women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lusby were Carpenter 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

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 959 immigration records available for the last name Lusby. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lusby. For the veterans among your Lusby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lusby lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lusby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Lusby in 1942 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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