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Hibner Surname Meaning

German: variant of Hübner (see Huebner ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hebner, Hubner, Hirner, Hiner, Huebner, Kiener, Kirner, Wisner

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Where is the Hibner family from?

You can see how Hibner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hibner family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hibner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Hibner families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 67% of all the recorded Hibner's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Hibner families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hibner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hibner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hibner. 30% of Hibner men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Hibner women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hibner were Carpenter and Asst Adjuster. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Asst Adjuster
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hibner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hibner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 329 immigration records available for the last name Hibner. 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 Cards

There are 835 military records available for the last name Hibner. For the veterans among your Hibner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hibner lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hibner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hibner in 1951 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

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