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Jibben Family History

Jibben Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Wibben, Hibben, Kibbe, Lubben, Eiben, Nibbe, Sebben, Wubben, Ubben

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Where is the Jibben family from?

You can see how Jibben families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jibben family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Jibben families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Jibben family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Jibben's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Jibben families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jibben surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jibben ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Jibben. 100% of Jibben men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 647 census records available for the last name Jibben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jibben 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 207 immigration records available for the last name Jibben. 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 47 military records available for the last name Jibben. For the veterans among your Jibben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jibben lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Jibben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Jibben in 1964 was 79, and 83 in 2004.

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