Giblin Family History

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Giblin Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: from a pet form of Gibb. French: reduced form of Gibelin, from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with gi-.

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

Similar surnames: Giffin, Gitlin, Ribelin, Timlin, Gillen, Gaulin, Gamlin, Rivlin

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Giblin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Giblin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Giblin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


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Giblin Family Origin

Where is the Giblin family from?

Giblin Family Occupations

What did your Giblin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giblin. The most common Giblin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Giblin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Giblin family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Giblin Historical Records

What Giblin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Giblin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Giblin 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Giblin. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Giblin. For the veterans among your Giblin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Giblin Life Expectancy

What is the average Giblin lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Giblin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Giblin in 1944 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Giblin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Giblin 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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