Ormsby Family History

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Ormsby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ormsby in Lincolnshire and North Yorkshire, or Ormesby in Norfolk, all named from the genitive case of the Old Norse personal name Ormr (see Orme 1) + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Hornsby, Risby, Formby, Frisby, Crosby, Wisby, Lusby, Gadsby, Rumsey

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Ormsby Family Origin

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Ormsby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Student

    20%
  • Dressmaker

    9%
  • Labourer

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ormsby family was Labourer. Farmer, Student and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ormsby. The most common Ormsby occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Ormsby's were Farmers.

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Ormsby Historical Records

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Ormsby Life Expectancy

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