Sibson Family History

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Sibson Name Meaning

habitational name from places in Leicestershire and Cambridgeshire so called. The former, Sibetesdone in Domesday Book, is named with the Old English personal name Sigebed + dun ‘hill’; the latter (Sibestune in Domesday Book) is named with the Old English personal name Sibbi or Sibba + tun ‘settlement’. patronymic from the personal name Sib(be), which is a short form either of the female name Sibilla (see Sibley) or of the Middle English male name Sybald (see Sibbald).

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


Similar surnames: Simpson, Sisson, Ipson, Kitson, Wilson, Ison, Ritson, Robson, Samson

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Sibson Family Origin

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Sibson Family Occupations

What did your Sibson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sibson family was Gardner. The most common Sibson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Sibson's were Farmers. Farmer, Commission Mcht. and Enginer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sibson.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Commission Mcht.

    9%
  • Enginer

    9%
  • Gardner

    9%

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Sibson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sibson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sibson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sibson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sibson. For the veterans among your Sibson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sibson Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Sibson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sibson in 1963 was 56, and 53 in 2003.

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