Kibbe Name Meaning

English: according to Reaney this is a nickname from an unattested Old English word cybbe meaning ‘clumsy’ or ‘thickset’. Reaney’s speculation is apparently based on taking the Middle English word kibble ‘cudgel’ as a diminutive of an unattested Old English word. Corresponding personal names have been postulated for the place names Kibworth (‘enclosure of a man called Cybba’) and Kibblesworth (‘enclosure of a man called Cybbel’); so, in theory, the surname could be a reflex of these Old English personal names. North German: nickname for a cantankerous person, from Middle Low German, Middle High German kiven ‘to quarrel’.

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


Similar surnames: Kibble, Nibbe, Krabbe, Kinne, Skibbe, Knobbe, Knabe, Kimber, Dibb

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  • Carpenter

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In 1881, the most common Kibbe occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 100% of Kibbe's were Carpenters.

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Between 1957 and 2004, Kibbe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kibbe in 1957 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

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