Bilby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire, so named with the Old Norse personal name Billi + Old Norse býr ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Bigby, Bielby, Filby, Wilby, Kilby, Milby, Billy, Wisby, Selby, Welby

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Bilby Family Origin

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Bilby Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    30%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Gentleman

    10%
  • Merchant

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bilby family was Merchant. The most common Bilby occupation in Canada was Clerk. 30% of Bilby's were Clerks. Clerk, Farmer and Gentleman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bilby.

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Bilby Historical Records

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Bilby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Bilby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bilby in 1955 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bilby

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