Gilbo Family History

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Gilbo Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the French surname Gilbaut, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements gi(si)l ‘hostage’, ‘pledge’, ‘noble youth’ + bald, bold ‘bold’, ‘brave’.

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


Similar surnames: Gilboy, Gebo, Gilb, Giles, Gilio, Gille, Bilbo, Milo, Gil, Gibb

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Gilbo Family Origin

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Gilbo Family Occupations

What did your Gilbo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilbo. A less common occupation for the Gilbo family was Blacksmith. The most common Gilbo occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Gilbo's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Black Smith

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Gilbo Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gilbo Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilbo lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gilbo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gilbo in 1958 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilbo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilbo 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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