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Gibbons Family History

Gibbons Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Gibbon.

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

1,476,354 Historical Documents with Gibbons on Ancestry.com
426,908 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
36,580 Military Records
93,826 Immigration Records
310,829 Census and Voter Lists
608,211 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gibbons Families

  • Number of Gibbons families
     311 - 619
     104 - 310
     1 - 103
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gibbons families
     771 - 1,540
     258 - 770
     1 - 257
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gibbons families
     94 - 186
     32 - 93
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gibbons census records

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Gibbons Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Gibbons families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Gibbons Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gibbons families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gibbons

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gibbons Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gibbons census records

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Gibbons Civil War Service Records

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