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Philbeck Family History

Philbeck Name Meaning

Altered form of English Philbrick.

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


Similar surnames: Philley, Philbrook, Philbert, Filbeck, Dilbeck, Aleck, Pinnick

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Where is the Philbeck family from?

You can see how Philbeck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Philbeck family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Philbeck families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 89 Philbeck families living in North Carolina. This was about 79% of all the recorded Philbeck's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Philbeck families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Philbeck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Philbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Looper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Philbeck. 39% of Philbeck men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Philbeck women worked as a Looper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Philbeck were Farm Laborer and None.

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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
    39%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Looper
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • None
    25%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Philbeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Philbeck 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 48 immigration records available for the last name Philbeck. 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 551 military records available for the last name Philbeck. For the veterans among your Philbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Philbeck lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Philbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Philbeck in 1962 was 73, and 76 in 2004.

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