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Origins of the Axby surname

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About the Axbys

We have a total number of 227 records for people with the last name Axby.

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Where do most Axbys live?

In 1921, most Axbys lived in East Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Axbys

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We have 212 records for the Axby surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Axbys most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Axby first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Sarah

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Common jobs for Axbys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Axbys in 1921




General Servant Domestic


House Servant




Common Male occupations for Axbys in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer






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