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Gibbard Family History

Gibbard Name Meaning

English (southern): from an ancient Germanic personal name Gebehard Gibard composed of the elements geba ‘gift’ + hard ‘hardy brave strong’ (see Gebhardt ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Millard, Willard, Sibbald, Guitard, Gothard, Gossard, Billard

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Where is the Gibbard family from?

You can see how Gibbard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gibbard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gibbard families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Gibbard family living in Connecticut. This was about 25% of all the recorded Gibbard's in USA. Connecticut and 3 other states had the highest population of Gibbard families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gibbard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gibbard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gibbard. 22% of Gibbard men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Gibbard women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gibbard were Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Truck Driver
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Gibbard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gibbard 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gibbard. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gibbard. For the veterans among your Gibbard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gibbard lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Gibbard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gibbard in 1961 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

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