Kibble Family History

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Kibble Name Meaning

English: from Middle English kibble ‘cudgel’, hence a nickname for a heavy, thickset man or for a belligerent individual. Altered spelling of German Kibbel or Kübel, a metonymic occupational name for a cooper, from Middle High German kübel ‘vat’, from Latin cupella ‘drinking vessel’, ‘grain measure’. Compare Kibler.

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

Similar surnames: Kibbe, Keeble, Kibel, Kimble, Gibble, Wimble, Kille, Nibbe, Bible

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Kibble Family Origin

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Kibble Family Occupations

What did your Kibble ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kibble family was Bricklayer. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kibble. The most common Kibble occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Kibble's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Bricklayer


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

Kibble Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Kibble. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kibble 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kibble. 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 Kibble. For the veterans among your Kibble ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kibble Life Expectancy

What is the average Kibble lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kibble life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kibble in 1944 was 39, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kibble

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kibble 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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