Gebben Family History

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Gebben Name Meaning

Dutch and German: probably a patronymic of the Frisian short form Gebbe of the personal name Gebbert, a variant of Gebhardt.

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

Similar surnames: Sebben, Ebben, Hebbe, Tebben, Gerten, Geen, Geiken, Leben, Wubben

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Gebben Family Origin

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Gebben Family Occupations

What did your Gebben ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gebben occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Gebben's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gebben family was Seamstress. Farmer and Collar Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gebben.

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  • Farmer

  • Collar Maker

  • Seamstress


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

Gebben Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gebben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gebben 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Gebben. 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 102 military records available for the last name Gebben. For the veterans among your Gebben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gebben Life Expectancy

What is the average Gebben lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Gebben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gebben in 1948 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gebben

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gebben 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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