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Mcgibbon Family History

Mcgibbon Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cuibein a patronymic from the Gaelic personal name Cuibein; or a patronymic directly from the source of this: Giobúin (see Gibbon ) which is a pet form of Gilbert .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mckibben, Mcgilton, Mccubbin, Mcgivern, Mckibbon, Mckinnon, Mcginn

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Where is the Mcgibbon family from?

You can see how Mcgibbon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcgibbon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcgibbon families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1840 there were 2 Mcgibbon families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mcgibbon's in USA. New York had the highest population of Mcgibbon families in 1840.
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What did your Mcgibbon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mcgibbon. 27% of Mcgibbon men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Mcgibbon women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcgibbon were Laborer and Housewife. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • Housewife
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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mcgibbon. For the veterans among your Mcgibbon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcgibbon lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgibbon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mcgibbon in 1959 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

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