Furby Family History

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Furby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in North and East Yorkshire named Firby, from the Old Danish personal name Frithi + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Gunby, Busby, Lusby, Irby, Carby, Kirby, Norby, Bury, Nerby, Dury

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Furby Family Origin

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Furby Family Occupations

What did your Furby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, divison Court Clerk and Gentln. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Furby. The most common Furby occupation in Canada was Divison Court Clerk. 50% of Furby's were Divison Court Clerks.

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  • Divison Court Clerk

  • Gentln.


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Furby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Furby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Furby 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 585 immigration records available for the last name Furby. 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 819 military records available for the last name Furby. For the veterans among your Furby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Furby Life Expectancy

What is the average Furby lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Furby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Furby in 1957 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Furby 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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