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Phibbs Family History

Phibbs Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Phipps.

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


Similar surnames: Hubbs, Cribbs, Pribble, Pinks, Phillis, Stobbs, Knibbs, Phipps, Bibbs

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Where is the Phibbs family from?

You can see how Phibbs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Phibbs family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Phibbs families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Phibbs families living in North Carolina. This was about 60% of all the recorded Phibbs's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Phibbs families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Phibbs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Phibbs ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Phibbs. 25% of Phibbs men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Phibbs women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Phibbs were Carpenter and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    25%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Machinist
    14%
  • Carpenter
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    25%
  • Inspector
    25%
  • Owner
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Phibbs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Phibbs 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 974 immigration records available for the last name Phibbs. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Phibbs. For the veterans among your Phibbs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Phibbs lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Phibbs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Phibbs in 1956 was 85, and 82 in 2004.

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