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Weatherby Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from a place in West Yorkshire named Wetherby, from Old Norse veðr ‘wether (sheep)’ + býr ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Weatherly, Heatherly, Weathers, Sutherby, Leatherbury, Matherly

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Weatherby Family Origin

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Weatherby Family Occupations

What did your Weatherby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Weatherby occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Weatherby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Weatherby family was School. Farmer, Raler and Farmer'S Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weatherby.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Raler

    9%
  • Farmer'S Son

    6%
  • School

    6%

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

Weatherby Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Weatherby Life Expectancy

What is the average Weatherby lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Weatherby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Weatherby in 1955 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weatherby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weatherby 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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