Libby Family History

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Libby Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): from a pet form of the female personal names Elizabeth or Isabel.

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

Similar surnames: Bibby, Lilly, Bobby, Gibb, Liber, Tibbs, Kibbe, Hubby, Hibbs, Lieb

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Libby Family Origin

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Libby Family Occupations

What did your Libby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Libby family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Libby. The most common Libby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Libby's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Libby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Libby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Libby 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Libby. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Libby. For the veterans among your Libby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Libby Life Expectancy

What is the average Libby lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Libby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Libby in 1943 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Libby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Libby 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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