Kirby Surname History
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- Kirby family history
- Kirby country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Kirby last name meaning & etymology
- Kirby spelling & pronunciation
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Kirby Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Kirby is often difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Kirby may be in dispute based on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Kirby Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Kirby come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Kirby are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. Commonly these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Kirby Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Kirby were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Kirby. Surnames like Kirby transform in how they're written as they travel across communities, family unions, and eras over generations. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Kirby name are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Kirby Family Tree
Here are a few of the Kirby biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Kirbies
- Lucinda Kirby Watkins 1809 - ?
- Gola Kirby
- Nellie Kirby
- Emery Kirby
- Nancy (Davis) Kirby 1950 - ?
- John Kirby Deadman 1727 - ?
- Bethia Kirby 1646 - ?
- Deborah Crapo Kirby 1786 - 1866
- Hannah McClure Wolcott Kirby 1811 - 1858
- Sarah Kirby Savage 1726 - 1786