Dibb Family History

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Dibb Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living in a hollow, Middle English dybbe. The surname is most common in Yorkshire, where a number of minor place names are formed from it.

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


Similar surnames: Gibb, Dick, Babb, Dube, Tabb, Bibb, Dobb, Duby, Dial, Dub

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Dibb Family Origin

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Dibb Family Occupations

What did your Dibb ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dibb occupation in Canada was Farmer. 58% of Dibb's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dibb family was Machinist. Farmer, School Teacher and Cult. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dibb.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • School Teacher

    16%
  • Cult.

    5%
  • Machinist

    5%

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

Dibb Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dibb Life Expectancy

What is the average Dibb lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dibb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dibb in 1962 was 69, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dibb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dibb 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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