Gibney Family History

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Gibney Name Meaning

Irish (Midlands and Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gibne ‘descendant of Gibne’, a byname meaning ‘hound’. See also McGibney.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgibney, Gainey, Graney, Guiney, Tinney, Ginty, Ginley, Kidney

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Gibney Family Origin

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Gibney Family Occupations

What did your Gibney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gibney occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Gibney's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Gibney family was Leather Merchant. Labourer, Charwoman and Fish Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gibney.

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  • Labourer

    9%
  • Charwoman

    6%
  • Fish Dealer

    6%
  • Leather Merchant

    6%

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

Gibney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gibney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gibney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Gibney

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gibney. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gibney. For the veterans among your Gibney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gibney Life Expectancy

What is the average Gibney lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Gibney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gibney in 1941 was 55, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gibney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gibney 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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