Gibbon Family History

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Gibbon Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Gibbon, a pet form of Gibb.

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

Similar surnames: Gibbens, Giblin, Gibb, Gibbons, Sibson, Hibben, Gribben, Mcgibbon

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Gibbon Family Origin

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Gibbon Family Occupations

What did your Gibbon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gibbon. 15% of Gibbon men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Gibbon women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gibbon were Laborer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Clerk
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
  • Income
  • Nurse
  • Stenographer

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

Gibbon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 56,000 census records available for the last name Gibbon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gibbon 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Gibbon. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Gibbon. For the veterans among your Gibbon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gibbon Life Expectancy

What is the average Gibbon lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gibbon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Gibbon in 1945 was 36, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gibbon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gibbon 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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