Walby Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from a place in East Yorkshire called Wauldby (recorded in Domesday Book as Walbi ‘(village) on the wold’) or from Walby in Cumbria (‘(village) by the (Roman) wall’).

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


Similar surnames: Welby, Dalby, Wilby, Wall, Paley, Way, Danby, Saxby, Carby, Milby

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Walby Family Origin

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Walby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    16%
  • Boat Builder

    5%
  • Boot And Shoe Maker

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Walby family was Boot And Shoe Maker. The most common Walby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Walby's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Boat Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walby.

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Walby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Walby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Walby in 1963 was 71, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walby

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