Scantlebury Family History

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Scantlebury Name Meaning

English (Cornwall and Devon): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Singletary, Canterbury, Salsbury, Sansbury, Cantley, Pendlebury

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Scantlebury Family Origin

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Scantlebury Family Occupations

What did your Scantlebury ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, bookkeeper Oyster H., Clk Goodyear Co and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scantlebury. A less common occupation for the Scantlebury family was Harness Maker. The most common Scantlebury occupation in the USA was Bookkeeper Oyster H.. 20% of Scantlebury's were Bookkeeper Oyster H.s.

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  • Bookkeeper Oyster H.

  • Clk Goodyear Co

  • Farmer

  • Harness Maker


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

Scantlebury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Scantlebury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scantlebury 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Scantlebury. 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 601 military records available for the last name Scantlebury. For the veterans among your Scantlebury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scantlebury Life Expectancy

What is the average Scantlebury lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Scantlebury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Scantlebury in 1962 was 74, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scantlebury

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