Wilbrey Family History

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Wilbrey Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bilbrey, Pilley, Gilboy, Sibley, Cilley, Wilby, Willey, Tilley, Iley

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Wilbrey Family Origin

Where is the Wilbrey family from?

Wilbrey Family Occupations

What did your Wilbrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wilbrey occupation in the UK was Spectacle Frame Maker. 100% of Wilbrey's were Spectacle Frame Makers.

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  • Spectacle Frame Maker


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

Wilbrey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 433 census records available for the last name Wilbrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilbrey 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 Wilbrey

Passenger List

There are 29 immigration records available for the last name Wilbrey. 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 20 military records available for the last name Wilbrey. For the veterans among your Wilbrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilbrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilbrey lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilbrey 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilbrey

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