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Hibbs Name Meaning

patronymic from a short form of Hibbard. metronymic from the medieval female personal name Ibb, a reduced form of Isabel(le) (see Isbell).

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


Similar surnames: Tibbs, Hobbs, Bibb, Hines, Hils, Hebb, Gibb, Mobbs, Ebbs, Hibma

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Hibbs Family Origin

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Hibbs Family Occupations

What did your Hibbs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hibbs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Hibbs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hibbs family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hibbs.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Laborer

    3%

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Hibbs Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hibbs Life Expectancy

What is the average Hibbs lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hibbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hibbs in 1942 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hibbs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hibbs 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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