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Sebby Family History

Sebby Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Selby, Hemby, Temby, Seavy, Sabb, Sobey, Libby, Ebbs, Swaby, Kerby

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Where is the Sebby family from?

You can see how Sebby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sebby family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sebby families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Sebby families living in New York. This was about 40% of all the recorded Sebby's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Sebby families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sebby surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sebby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sebby. 38% of Sebby men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Sebby women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sebby were Farm Hand and Farmer.

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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
    38%
  • Farm Laborer
    16%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farm Hand
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    24%
  • Maid
    16%
  • House Work
    16%
  • Farmer
    16%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sebby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sebby census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 244 immigration records available for the last name Sebby. 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 281 military records available for the last name Sebby. For the veterans among your Sebby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sebby lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Sebby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sebby in 1944 was 59, and 84 in 2004.

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