Gibb Family History

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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

What did your Gibb ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gibb. 27% of Gibb men worked as a Farmer and 5% of Gibb women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gibb were Laborer and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Labourer
    5%
  • Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
    5%
  • Housekeeper
    5%
  • Housework
    5%
  • Secretary
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gibb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 92,000 census records available for the last name Gibb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gibb 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 22,000 immigration records available for the last name Gibb. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Gibb. For the veterans among your Gibb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gibb Life Expectancy

What is the average Gibb lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gibb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gibb 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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