Wilbe Family History

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Wilbe Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Pille, Kibbe, Kibe, Wilby, Hille, Kilby, Milne, Kile, Lile, Riebe

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Wilbe Family Origin

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Wilbe Family Occupations

What did your Wilbe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wilbe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Wilbe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Wilbe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wilbe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilbe 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Wilbe. 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 259 military records available for the last name Wilbe. For the veterans among your Wilbe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilbe Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilbe lifespan?

Average Wilbe life expectancy in 1973 was 64 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilbe 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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