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Sibley Family History

Sibley Name Meaning
English: from the popular medieval female personal name Sibley, a vernacular form of Latin Sibilla, from Greek Sibylla, a title of obscure origin borne by various oracular priestesses in classical times. In Christian mythology the sibyls came to be classed as pagan prophets (who had prophesied the coming of Christ), and hence the name was an acceptable one that could be bestowed on a Christian child.

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

600,072 Historical Documents with Sibley on Ancestry.com
134,388 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
20,265 Military Records
7,393 Immigration Records
107,260 Census and Voter Lists
330,766 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sibley Families

  • Number of Sibley families
     98 - 193
     33 - 97
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sibley families
     310 - 617
     104 - 309
     1 - 103
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sibley families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sibley Family Origin

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Sibley Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Sibley

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Sibley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Sibley Civil War Service Records

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