Osby Name Meaning

English (Suffolk): presumably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Cosby, Lisby, Asby, Mosby, Ostby, Nasby, Busby, Hobby, Ormsby, Irby

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Osby Family Origin

Where is the Osby family from?

SHOW MORE

Osby Family Occupations

What did your Osby ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Osby ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farming

    8%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Osby family was Farming. The most common Osby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Osby's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Osby.

Source: Census data for Osby | Data not to scale

Osby Historical Records

What Osby family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Osby ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Osby

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Osby Life Expectancy

What is the average Osby lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Osby ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Osby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Osby in 1947 was 29, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Osby

Famous Osby Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Look up another name