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Gibeau Name Meaning

French: variant of Gibault and Gibeault and in North America (also) an altered form of these.

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


Similar surnames: Gibeaut, Bibeau, Bebeau, Labeau, Tebeau, Gibert, Thibeau, Liber

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Where is the Gibeau family from?

You can see how Gibeau families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gibeau family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Gibeau families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 12 Gibeau families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Gibeau's in USA. New York had the highest population of Gibeau families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gibeau surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gibeau ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gibeau. 24% of Gibeau men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Gibeau women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gibeau were Lumberman and Housework. .

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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

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Common Labor
    17%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Lumberman
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    34%
  • Teacher
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Housework
    23%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gibeau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gibeau 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 381 immigration records available for the last name Gibeau. 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 400 military records available for the last name Gibeau. For the veterans among your Gibeau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gibeau lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gibeau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Gibeau in 1945 was 25, and 87 in 2004.

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