Dansby Family History

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Dansby Name Meaning

English: presumably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place in an area of Scandinavian settlement; perhaps a variant of Danby.

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


Similar surnames: Danby, Darby, Denby, Daisy, Dansky, Gadsby, Darsey, Nasby, Dansie

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Dansby Family Origin

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Dansby Family Occupations

What did your Dansby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dansby. 20% of Dansby men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Dansby women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dansby were Porter and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%
  • Porter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    14%
  • Cook
    6%
  • Teacher
    6%
  • Housework
    5%

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

Dansby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Dansby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dansby census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 309 immigration records available for the last name Dansby. 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 Dansby. For the veterans among your Dansby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dansby Life Expectancy

What is the average Dansby lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dansby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dansby in 1953 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dansby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dansby 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.

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