Wibben Family History

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Wibben Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant spelling of Wibem, a patronymic from a derivative of the Germanic personal names Wibert (a compound of wig ‘battle’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘shining’) or Wiboud (a compound of wig ‘battle’ + bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’.

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

Similar surnames: Wibbels, Hibben, Lubben, Wubben, Sebben, Wible, Habben, Wieber, Wiebe

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Wibben Family Origin

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Wibben Family Occupations

What did your Wibben ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wibben occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Wibben's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wibben. A less common occupation for the Wibben family was Taylor.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Taylor


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Wibben Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wibben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wibben 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 182 immigration records available for the last name Wibben. 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 158 military records available for the last name Wibben. For the veterans among your Wibben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wibben Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wibben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Wibben in 1963 was 77, and 83 in 2004.

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