Wesby Family History

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Wesby Name Meaning

English: variant of Westby.

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


Similar surnames: Westby, Erby, Kerby, Vesey, Wisbey, Welby, Esty, Wey, Wisby, Lisby

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Wesby Family Origin

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Wesby Family Occupations

What did your Wesby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cooper, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wesby. The most common Wesby occupation in the USA was Cooper. 21% of Wesby's were Coopers. A less common occupation for the Wesby family was Book Binder.

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  • Cooper

    21%
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Book Binder

    7%

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

Wesby Historical Records

What Wesby family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Wesby

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Wesby. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wesby. For the veterans among your Wesby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wesby Life Expectancy

What is the average Wesby lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Wesby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Wesby in 1955 was 52, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wesby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wesby ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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