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Scarborough Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Scarborough on the coast of North Yorkshire, so named from the Old Norse byname Skarði + Old Norse borg ‘fortress’, ‘fortified town’.

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


Similar surnames: Stanbrough, Scarbrough, Yarbrough, Fambrough, Malbrough, Newbrough

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Scarborough Family Origin

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Scarborough Family Occupations

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  • Brick Maker

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farmer Son

    33%

In 1881, Brick Maker and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Scarborough. A less common occupation for the Scarborough family was Farmer Son. The most common Scarborough occupation in Canada was Brick Maker. 33% of Scarborough's were Brick Makers.

Source: Census data for Scarborough | Data not to scale

Scarborough Historical Records

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Scarborough Life Expectancy

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