Habib Family History

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Habib Name Meaning

Muslim and Jewish (Sephardic): from an Arabic personal name based on habib ‘beloved’, ‘friend’, used by both Muslims and Jews. Habibullah ‘beloved of Allah’ is an epithet of Mohammad.

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

Similar surnames: Hai, Kabir, Halim, Hanif, Hakim, Hadi, Harb, Hari, Habibi, Sabin

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Habib Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Habib name?

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

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  • Middle East


  • Southern Asia


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


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Habib Family Origin

Where is the Habib family from?

Habib Family Occupations

What did your Habib ancestors do for a living?

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

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Habib Historical Records

What Habib family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Habib. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Habib 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Habib. 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 Habib. For the veterans among your Habib ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Habib Life Expectancy

What is the average Habib lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Habib life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Habib in 1948 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Habib

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Habib 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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