Carby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Careby in Lincolnshire, which is named with the Old English personal name Kári + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘village’. Swedish and Danish: habitational name from places in Sweden and Denmark named Karby, from karl ‘(free)man’ + býr ‘village’. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Gerbig.

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


Similar surnames: Carey, Darby, Corby, Canby, Saxby, Norby, Kirby, Harty, Carbo, Cardy

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Carby Family Origin

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Carby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Boat Builder

    33%

In 1881, Farmer and Boat Builder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Carby. The most common Carby occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Carby's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Carby | Data not to scale

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Carby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Carby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Carby in 1960 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carby

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