Denby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named in Derbyshire and West Yorkshire. This place name has the same origin as Danby, but the Old Norse first element has been replaced by the cognate Old English Dene.

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


Similar surnames: Danby, Denny, Dent, Selby, Beeby, Newby, Welby, Hemby, Demby, Canby

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Denby Family Origin

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Denby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • C...

    6%
  • Farmer Son

    6%
  • Institutrice

    6%

In 1881, the most common Denby occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Denby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Denby family was Institutrice. Farmer, C... and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denby.

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Denby Historical Records

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Denby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Denby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Denby in 1957 was 38, and 62 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denby

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