Ebbs Family History

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Ebbs Name Meaning

English: metronymic or patronymic from Ebbe, a pet form of Isabel or Herbert. North German: patronymic from a short form of Ebbert.

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

Similar surnames: Ebben, Hebb, Hibbs, Ebel, Tibbs, Edds, Ebbers, Hobbs, Ebers, Bos

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Ebbs Family Origin

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Ebbs Family Occupations

What did your Ebbs ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ebbs family was Labourer. Farmer, Servant and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ebbs. The most common Ebbs occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Ebbs's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Servant

  • Clerk

  • Labourer


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

Ebbs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Ebbs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ebbs 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ebbs. 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 Ebbs. For the veterans among your Ebbs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ebbs Life Expectancy

What is the average Ebbs lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ebbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Ebbs in 1946 was 65, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ebbs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ebbs 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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