Dalby Name Meaning

Norwegian, Danish, and northern English: habitational name from any of various places named Dalby, named with Old Norse dalr ‘valley’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’. The English surname is common in Yorkshire, where it derives mainly from Dalby in North Yorkshire, but similarly named places in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire are also possible sources. In Norway, it is common as a farm name. See also Dahlby.

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


Similar surnames: Darby, Dahlby, Danby, Saxby, Carby, Welby, Maltby, Selby, Milby

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Dalby Family Origin

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Dalby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Cooper

    12%
  • Brush Maker

    6%
  • Brush Manufact.

    6%

In 1881, the most common Dalby occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Dalby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dalby family was Brush Manufact.. Farmer, Cooper and Brush Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dalby.

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Between 1953 and 2004, Dalby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dalby in 1953 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dalby

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