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Where is the Gibbs family from?
You can see how Gibbs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gibbs family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gibbs families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 224 Gibbs families living in New York. This was about 20% of all the recorded Gibbs's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Gibbs families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gibbs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gibbs. 18% of Gibbs men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Gibbs women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gibbs were Truck Driver and Cook.