Bibb Family History

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Bibb Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): from the medieval female personal name Bibb, a pet form of Isabel (see Isbell).

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


Similar surnames: Babb, Gibb, Bibby, Bible, Bubb, Hibbs, Tibbs, Bobby, Baab, Dibb

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Bibb Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bibb name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bibb. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    55%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    6%

  • Benin/Togo

    4%

  • Germanic Europe

    4%

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Bibb Family Origin

Where is the Bibb family from?

Bibb Family Occupations

What did your Bibb ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Iron Moulder and Whip Thong Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bibb. A less common occupation for the Bibb family was Bedstead Fitter. The most common Bibb occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Bibb's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Iron Moulder

    4%
  • Whip Thong Maker

    4%
  • Bedstead Fitter

    2%

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

Bibb Historical Records

What Bibb family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Bibb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bibb 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 914 immigration records available for the last name Bibb. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Bibb. For the veterans among your Bibb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bibb Life Expectancy

What is the average Bibb lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bibb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bibb in 1942 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bibb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bibb 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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