Clasby Family History

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Clasby Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and Irish: apparently a habitational name from an English or Scottish place named with Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’, possibly Cleasby or one of the three places in Lincolnshire named Claxby, named with the Old Norse personal name Klakkr (see Clack).

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


Similar surnames: Cleasby, Crosby, Cosby, Carby, Lusby, Canby, Nasby, Ormsby, Clare

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Clasby Family Origin

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Clasby Family Occupations

What did your Clasby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Clasby. 22% of Clasby men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Clasby women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clasby were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    28%
  • Saleslady
    17%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Clasby Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Clasby. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Clasby. For the veterans among your Clasby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clasby Life Expectancy

What is the average Clasby lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Clasby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Clasby in 1963 was 71, and 71 in 2004.

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