Kibby Family History

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Kibby Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kibi (see Kibbee) or Kibbe. Anglicized spelling of Welsh Cybi, probably a habitational name from Caergybi, the Welsh name of Holyhead. The surname is common in Somerset and Wiltshire, England.

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

Similar surnames: Gibby, Kirby, Kilby, Hubby, Wilby, Kibbe, Kibbee, Bixby, Kobbe, Bigby

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Kibby Family Origin

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Kibby Family Occupations

What did your Kibby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kibby family was Laborer. The most common Kibby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Kibby's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kibby.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Kibby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Kibby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kibby 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 831 immigration records available for the last name Kibby. 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 Kibby. For the veterans among your Kibby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kibby Life Expectancy

What is the average Kibby lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Kibby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kibby in 1952 was 42, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kibby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kibby 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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