Magby Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Scottish or Irish McBee, itself a shortened form of McBeth. In Gaelic, -th- is silent.

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


Similar surnames: Maxey, May, Magee, Magin, Camby, Bagby, Maloy, Magaw, Mabry, Lauby

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Magby Family Origin

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Magby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Keeps House

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Magby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Magby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Magby family was Keeps House. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Magby.

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Magby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Magby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Magby in 1958 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Magby

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