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Hibbetts Family History

Hibbetts Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Tibbetts, Hibbitts, Hibbett, Sibbett, Hibbitt, Tibbett, Tibbitts

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Where is the Hibbetts family from?

You can see how Hibbetts families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hibbetts family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Hibbetts families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Hibbetts families living in New Jersey. This was about 33% of all the recorded Hibbetts's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Hibbetts families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hibbetts surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hibbetts ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hibbetts. 38% of Hibbetts men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Hibbetts women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hibbetts were Salesman and Saleswoman. .

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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

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Salesman
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    60%
  • Saleswoman
    40%
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Census Records

There are 785 census records available for the last name Hibbetts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hibbetts 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 41 immigration records available for the last name Hibbetts. 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 196 military records available for the last name Hibbetts. For the veterans among your Hibbetts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hibbetts lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hibbetts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Hibbetts in 1964 was 66, and 87 in 2004.

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