Ownbey Family History

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Ownbey Name Meaning

Variant of Owenby.

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


Similar surnames: Ownby, Ownes, Lowney, Obey, Owsley, Okey, Canney, Overbey, Winey

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Ownbey Family Origin

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Ownbey Family Occupations

What did your Ownbey ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Farm Labor

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Ownbey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Ownbey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ownbey family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ownbey.

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Ownbey Historical Records

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Ownbey Life Expectancy

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