Gunby Family History

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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

What did your Gunby ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Gunby. 73% of Gunby men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Clerk

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

Gunby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Gunby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gunby 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 643 immigration records available for the last name Gunby. 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 Gunby. For the veterans among your Gunby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gunby Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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