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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 Family Origin

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Bible Family Occupations

What did your Bible ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bible. 21% of Bible men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Bible women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bible were Salesman and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Seamstress
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bible Historical Records

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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.

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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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