Bebb Family History

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Bebb Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Babb. In the British Isles it is now most common in mid-Wales and in the border county of Shropshire, where it is recorded from the 16th century.

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

Similar surnames: Bobb, Babb, Bubb, Babe, Sabb, Bibb, Baab, Bel, Baba, Dibb

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Bebb Family Origin

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Bebb Family Occupations

What did your Bebb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bebb family was Brass Foundry. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bebb. The most common Bebb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bebb's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Brass Foundry


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Bebb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Bebb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bebb 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 Bebb. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bebb. For the veterans among your Bebb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bebb Life Expectancy

What is the average Bebb lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bebb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bebb in 1959 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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