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Hibbs Family History

Hibbs Name Meaning
patronymic from a short form of Hibbard.metronymic from the medieval female personal name Ibb, a reduced form of Isabel(le) (see Isbell).

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

315,019 Historical Documents with Hibbs on Ancestry.com
65,293 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,549 Military Records
3,110 Immigration Records
44,345 Census and Voter Lists
195,722 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hibbs Families

  • Number of Hibbs families
     79 - 156
     27 - 78
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hibbs families
     81 - 160
     28 - 80
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hibbs families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hibbs Family Origin

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Hibbs Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Hibbs

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Hibbs Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hibbs census records

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Hibbs Civil War Service Records

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