Goldsby Family History

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Goldsby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire named Goulceby, from the Old Norse personal name Kolkr + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Gadsby, Godby, Ingoldsby, Lusby, Cosby, Holderby, Oglesby, Mosby

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Goldsby Family Origin

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Goldsby Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Goldsby occupation in Canada was Clerk. 100% of Goldsby's were Clerks.

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Goldsby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Goldsby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goldsby 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 347 immigration records available for the last name Goldsby. 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 Goldsby. For the veterans among your Goldsby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goldsby Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Goldsby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Goldsby in 1957 was 69, and 76 in 2004.

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