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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

What did your Scarborough ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Brick Maker

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farmer Son

    33%

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

Scarborough Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scarborough. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scarborough 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Scarborough. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Scarborough. For the veterans among your Scarborough ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scarborough Life Expectancy

What is the average Scarborough lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Scarborough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Scarborough in 1942 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scarborough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scarborough 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.

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