Gibel Family History

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Gibel Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of a compound personal name formed with Gib (from Old High German geba ‘gift’) as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Geibel, Giebel, Gimbel, Gobel, Kibel, Gill, Gabel, Gruel, Liber

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Gibel Family Origin

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Gibel Family Occupations

What did your Gibel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cooper and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gibel. A less common occupation for the Gibel family was Farmer. The most common Gibel occupation in the USA was Cooper. 33% of Gibel's were Coopers.

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  • Cooper

    33%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%

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

Gibel Historical Records

What Gibel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gibel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gibel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gibel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gibel. For the veterans among your Gibel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gibel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gibel lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Gibel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gibel in 1964 was 74, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gibel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gibel 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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