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Bible Name Meaning

English: from the female personal name Bibel, a pet form of Bibb. Perhaps an altered spelling of South German Biebl, a variant of Biebel.

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


Similar surnames: Bibler, Dible, Sible, Wible, Bille, Doble, Hille, Babe, Balle, Biffle

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Bible Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bible name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bible. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    53%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    9%

  • Sweden

    3%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    3%

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Bible Family Origin

Where is the Bible family from?

Bible Family Occupations

What did your Bible ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bible. A less common occupation for the Bible family was Laborer. The most common Bible occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Bible's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Laborer

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bible ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bible Historical Records

What Bible family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Bible. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bible 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 Bible. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Bible. For the veterans among your Bible ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bible Life Expectancy

What is the average Bible lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bible life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Bible in 1949 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bible

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bible ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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