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Hibbs Name Meaning

patronymic from a short form of Hibbard. metronymic from the medieval female personal name Ibb, a reduced form of Isabel(le) (see Isbell).

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


Similar surnames: Tibbs, Hobbs, Bibb, Hines, Hils, Hebb, Gibb, Mobbs, Ebbs, Hibma

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Hibbs Family Origin

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Hibbs Family Occupations

What did your Hibbs ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hibbs. 14% of Hibbs men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Hibbs women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hibbs were Truck Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    14%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    3%
  • Truck Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    9%
  • Waitress
    5%
  • Stenographer
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hibbs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Hibbs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hibbs 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hibbs. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Hibbs. For the veterans among your Hibbs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hibbs Life Expectancy

What is the average Hibbs lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hibbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hibbs in 1942 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

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