Gabbs Family History

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Gabbs Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Abbs, Babbs, Dabbs, Gibbs, Gabel, Gates, Gaber, Gable, Gans, Babb

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Gabbs Family Origin

Where is the Gabbs family from?

Gabbs Family Occupations

What did your Gabbs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Dentist, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gabbs. A less common occupation for the Gabbs family was Keeps House. The most common Gabbs occupation in the USA was Dentist. 17% of Gabbs's were Dentists.

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  • Dentist

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House


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

Gabbs Historical Records

What Gabbs family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 580 census records available for the last name Gabbs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gabbs 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 56 immigration records available for the last name Gabbs. 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 13 military records available for the last name Gabbs. For the veterans among your Gabbs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gabbs Life Expectancy

What is the average Gabbs lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1992, in the United States, Gabbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Gabbs in 1968 was 84, and 86 in 1992.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gabbs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gabbs 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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