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Sibley Name Meaning

English: from the popular medieval female personal name Sibley, a vernacular form of Latin Sibilla, from Greek Sibylla, a title of obscure origin borne by various oracular priestesses in classical times. In Christian mythology the sibyls came to be classed as pagan prophets (who had prophesied the coming of Christ), and hence the name was an acceptable one that could be bestowed on a Christian child.

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

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Sibley Family Origin

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Sibley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sibley. The most common Sibley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Sibley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sibley family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Sibley | Data not to scale

Sibley Historical Records

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Sibley Life Expectancy

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Famous Sibley Family

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