Nerby Family History

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Nerby Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in southeastern Norway, named in Old Norse as Neðribýr ‘the lowest (neðri) farm (býr)’.

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

Similar surnames: Newby, Nesby, Overby, Nordby, Norby, Selby, Furby, Hemby, Welby

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Nerby Family Origin

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Nerby Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Nerby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Nerby's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Nerby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nerby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nerby 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 168 immigration records available for the last name Nerby. 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 226 military records available for the last name Nerby. For the veterans among your Nerby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nerby Life Expectancy

What is the average Nerby lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Nerby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Nerby in 1957 was 66, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nerby

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