Gunby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gunby in East Yorkshire, which is named from the Old Norse female personal name Gunnhildr + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’, or from Gunby St. Nicholas or Gunby St. Peter in Lincolnshire, named from the Old Norse male personal name Gunni + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Lusby, Furby, Hubby, Godby, Canby, Busby, Gunn, Granby, Denby, Danby

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Gunby Family Origin

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Gunby Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    44%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • School

    22%
  • Carpenter

    11%

In 1881, Going To School, Farmer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunby. A less common occupation for the Gunby family was Carpenter. The most common Gunby occupation in Canada was Going To School. 44% of Gunby's were Going To Schools.

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Gunby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Gunby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gunby in 1960 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gunby

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