Hibben Family History

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Hibben Name Meaning

German (Frisian) and Dutch: from Hibbo, a pet form of the Germanic personal name Hildibrand, composed of the elements hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ + brand ‘fire’, ‘sword’.

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

Similar surnames: Habben, Hebbe, Wibben, Hillen, Hibbler, Lubben, Sebben, Nibbe, Ubben

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Hibben Family Origin

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Hibben Family Occupations

What did your Hibben ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hibben. A less common occupation for the Hibben family was Art Student. The most common Hibben occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Hibben's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Art Student


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

Hibben Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hibben. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hibben 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 606 immigration records available for the last name Hibben. 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 Hibben. For the veterans among your Hibben ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hibben Life Expectancy

What is the average Hibben lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hibben life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Hibben in 1953 was 49, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hibben

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