Gibb Name Meaning

English: from the common medieval personal name Gib, a short form of Gilbert. This surname is also frequent in Scotland and South Wales.

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


Similar surnames: Gilb, Bibb, Dibb, Tibbs, Gill, Hebb, Giel, Gipp, Hibbs, Babb

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Gibb Family Origin

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Gibb Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Gibb occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Gibb's were Farmers. Farmer, Miller and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gibb. A less common occupation for the Gibb family was Merchant.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Miller

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Merchant

    4%

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Gibb Historical Records

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Gibb Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Gibb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gibb in 1944 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

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