Lusby Family History

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Lusby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lusby in Lincolnshire, named in Old Norse as ‘Lútr’s farmstead or settlement’, from the Old Norse personal name Lútr (also a nickname meaning ‘stooping’) + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Busby, Gunby, Wisby, Lisby, Cosby, Furby, Hubby, Mosby, Huseby, Nasby

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Lusby Family Origin

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Lusby Family Occupations

What did your Lusby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lusby family was Clerk. Farmer, Manufacturer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lusby. The most common Lusby occupation in Canada was Farmer. 55% of Lusby's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Manufacturer

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk


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Lusby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Lusby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lusby 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 959 immigration records available for the last name Lusby. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lusby. For the veterans among your Lusby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lusby Life Expectancy

What is the average Lusby lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lusby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Lusby in 1942 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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