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Gibel Name Meaning

Swiss French: variant of Gibeau . Americanized form of German Geibel .

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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Where is the Gibel family from?

You can see how Gibel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gibel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gibel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Gibel family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Gibel's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Gibel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gibel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gibel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gibel. 29% of Gibel men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Gibel women worked as a Clerk. .

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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
  • Interne
  • Shipping Clerk
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 789 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 Lists

There are 516 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 Cards

There are 428 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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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.

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