Wilbee Family History

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Wilbee 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: Silber, Higbee, Albee, Kibbee, Kilber, Wilber, Bibee, Bisbee, Bibbee

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Wilbee Family Origin

Where is the Wilbee family from?

Wilbee Family Occupations

What did your Wilbee ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wilbee family was Sexton. The most common Wilbee occupation in the USA was Carriage Painter. 33% of Wilbee's were Carriage Painters. Carriage Painter and Keeping House Baggage Man were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wilbee.

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  • Carriage Painter

  • Keeping House Baggage Man

  • Sexton


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

Wilbee Historical Records

What Wilbee family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 955 census records available for the last name Wilbee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilbee 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 130 immigration records available for the last name Wilbee. 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 71 military records available for the last name Wilbee. For the veterans among your Wilbee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilbee Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilbee lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Wilbee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wilbee in 1967 was 74, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilbee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilbee 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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