Tibbs Family History

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Tibbs Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a short form of the medieval personal name Tibalt, Tebald (see Theobald).

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

Similar surnames: Hibbs, Tubbs, Tibbals, Hobbs, Gibb, Bibb, Tims, Tubb, Mobbs, Nibbe

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Tibbs Family Origin

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Tibbs Family Occupations

What did your Tibbs ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Tibbs occupation in Canada was Labourer. 20% of Tibbs's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Tibbs family was Cabinet Maker. Labourer, Plasterer and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tibbs.

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  • Labourer

  • Plasterer

  • Book Keeper

  • Cabinet Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tibbs ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Tibbs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Tibbs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tibbs 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tibbs. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Tibbs. For the veterans among your Tibbs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tibbs Life Expectancy

What is the average Tibbs lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Tibbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Tibbs in 1948 was 38, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tibbs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tibbs 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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