Skip to content
  • Start your family tree

Origins of the Quarmby surname

A collage of historical images including two family portraits and a postcard of people boarding a ship

About the Quarmbys

We have a total number of 7688 records for people with the last name Quarmby.

Find out more about your family in our records

or try an advanced search

I’ve managed to trace back to the mid-1500s! I can’t believe it! Utterly engrossing and I have uncovered some quite moving and heartbreaking stories attached to various ancestors. You don’t need any qualifications to start - just time patience, and some information.

SS
Stuart
TrustPilot review
1 of 3

Start your family tree

Trace your family back in time. Make new discoveries and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Quarmbys.

Sign up to get started

Delve deeper into the Quarmby family's history

Where do most Quarmbys live?

In 1921, most Quarmbys lived in Yorkshire.


Census records trace your ancestors through each generation, so you can follow where your relatives lived through each decade.

Interesting facts about Quarmbys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 7,320 records for the Quarmby surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Quarmbys most likely to marry?

Woods

&

Shaws

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Quarmbys.

What are the most common Quarmby first names?

  • John
  • Joseph
  • Mary
  • Sarah

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Quarmby family members

Common jobs for Quarmbys

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

Common Female occupations for Quarmbys in 1921
Woollen Weaver

53

Dressmaker

14

Cotton Weaver

13

Cotton Reeler

12

Worsted Weaver

12

Common Male occupations for Quarmbys in 1921
Woollen Weaver

70

Stone Mason

48

Coal Miner

35

Cotton Spinner

21

Weaver

18

An image of a census transcript and a picture of a dairy farmer holding two milk jugs

Census records provide incredible detail on names, ages, marital statuses, occupations and more.

We found over 3,700 family trees with the Quarmby surname

Trace your family back in time and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Quarmbys.

Search for a relative in our family trees

Share your discoveries

Start your family history journey

Start free trial

Start free trial