Newby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places in northern England named with the Middle English elements newe ‘new’ + by ‘farm’, ‘settlement’ (of Old Norse origin).

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


Similar surnames: Newey, Nerby, Nesby, Welby, Denby, Selby, Beeby, New, Nasby, Melby

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Newby Family Origin

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Newby Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newby. The most common Newby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Newby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Newby family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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Newby Historical Records

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Newby Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Newby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Newby in 1952 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

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