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Kibel Name Meaning

German: unrounded form of Kübel a metonymic occupational name for a cooper from Middle High German kübel ‘vat tub’. English: variant of Keeble .

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


Similar surnames: Kiel, Kabel, Kobel, Heibel, Gabel, Gibel, Kober, Nebel, Eiben, Igel

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Where is the Kibel family from?

You can see how Kibel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kibel family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Kibel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Kibel family living in Massachusetts. This was 100% of all the recorded Kibel's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Kibel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kibel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kibel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Kibel. 47% of Kibel men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    47%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • New Worker
    16%
  • Salesman
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kibel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kibel 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 320 immigration records available for the last name Kibel. 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 242 military records available for the last name Kibel. For the veterans among your Kibel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kibel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2003, in the United States, Kibel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Kibel in 1950 was 64, and 64 in 2003.

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