Hebb Family History

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Hebb Name Meaning

English: from a short form of Herbert. Dutch: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Herbrecht, composed of the elements hari, heri ‘army’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘illustrious’.

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

Similar surnames: Hebbe, Herb, Hell, Reeb, Webb, Ebbs, Heeb, Heit, Gibb, Hehl

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Hebb Family Origin

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Hebb Family Occupations

What did your Hebb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hebb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Hebb's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hebb. A less common occupation for the Hebb family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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Hebb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Hebb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hebb 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hebb. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hebb. For the veterans among your Hebb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hebb Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hebb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Hebb in 1950 was 71, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hebb 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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