Ibe Name Meaning

German and Dutch: probably from a variant of the personal name Ivo, which is ultimately derived from Old High German iwa ‘yew’.

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

Similar surnames: Eiben, Ide, Ubl, Uber, Eber, Noe, Inge, Aue, Liebe, Ree

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Ibe Family Origin

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Ibe Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ibe family was Fisherman. The most common Ibe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Ibe's were Farmers. Farmer, Brickmaker and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ibe.

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  • Farmer

  • Brickmaker

  • Dress Maker

  • Fisherman


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Ibe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ibe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ibe 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 528 immigration records available for the last name Ibe. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Ibe. For the veterans among your Ibe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ibe Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ibe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ibe in 1951 was 46, and 86 in 2004.

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