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Soulsby Name Meaning

English (Northumbria): of uncertain origin, perhaps a habitational name from either of two places called Soulby, one near Penrith and the other near Kirkby Stephen. These are probably named from Old Norse súl ‘post’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’. If this is right, it is hard to explain why the place name should have developed a form with an -s- in it. However, this alternation is found in other surnames (for example Bowlby/Bowlsby).

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

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Soulsby Family Origin

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Soulsby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Farme

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farme were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Soulsby. The most common Soulsby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Soulsby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Soulsby family was Keeping House.

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