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Drby Family History

Drby Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Darby, Dray, Doby, Irby, Duby, Drey, Derby, Daby, Dry, Erby

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Where is the Drby family from?

You can see how Drby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Drby family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Drby family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Drby's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Drby families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Drby surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Drby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Drby. 100% of Drby men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Drby women worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 71 census records available for the last name Drby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drby census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1 immigration records available for the last name Drby. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4 military records available for the last name Drby. For the veterans among your Drby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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