Ibe Name Meaning

German and Dutch: probably from a variant of the personal name Ivo, which is ultimately derived from Old High German iwa ‘yew’.

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


Similar surnames: Eiben, Ide, Ubl, Uber, Eber, Noe, Inge, Aue, Liebe, Ree

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Ibe Family Origin

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Ibe Family Occupations

What did your Ibe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ibe. 34% of Ibe men worked as a Bricklayer and 50% of Ibe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ibe were Nil and Old Age Pensioner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    34%
  • Inspector L P T B
    34%
  • Nil
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Hotel Waitress
    17%
  • Nil
    17%
  • Old Age Pensioner
    17%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ibe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ibe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ibe 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 528 immigration records available for the last name Ibe. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Ibe. For the veterans among your Ibe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ibe Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ibe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ibe in 1951 was 46, and 86 in 2004.

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