Sibbald Family History

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Sibbald Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: from the Middle English personal name Sybald, Old English Sigebeald, composed of the elements sige ‘victory’ + beald ‘bold’, ‘brave’, reinforced in the early Middle Ages by the Norman introduction of a Continental cognate.

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

Similar surnames: Kimball, Sebald, Gibbard, Sinibaldi, Bald, Seewald, Wiebold, Seibold

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Sibbald Family Origin

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Sibbald Family Occupations

What did your Sibbald ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sibbald family was Mason. House Keeper, Labourer and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sibbald. The most common Sibbald occupation in the UK was House Keeper. 3% of Sibbald's were House Keepers.

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  • House Keeper

  • Labourer

  • Dressmaker

  • Mason


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

Sibbald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Sibbald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sibbald 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 Sibbald. 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 Sibbald. For the veterans among your Sibbald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sibbald Life Expectancy

What is the average Sibbald lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sibbald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Sibbald in 1963 was 95, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sibbald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sibbald 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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