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Dible Name Meaning

English: variant of Dibble. Altered spelling of German Deibel or Deubel.

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


Similar surnames: Bible, Doble, Duble, Dile, Dibble, Sible, Gibble, Wible, Kimble

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Where is the Dible family from?

You can see how Dible families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dible family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dible families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Dible families living in New York. This was about 44% of all the recorded Dible's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Dible families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dible surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dible ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dible. 15% of Dible men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Dible women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dible were Farm Labor and Housewife.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Farm Labor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dible. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dible census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 370 immigration records available for the last name Dible. 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 Cards

There are 509 military records available for the last name Dible. For the veterans among your Dible ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dible lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Dible life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Dible in 1965 was 86, and 71 in 2004.

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