Sibbett Family History

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Sibbett Name Meaning

Scottish and English: from the early modern English personal name Sebode, probably from an unattested Old English personal name Sigeboda, composed of the elements sige ‘victory’ + boda ‘messenger’. However, there has been some confusion with Sibbald.

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

Similar surnames: Cobbett, Syrett, Sinnott, Tibbett, Siebert, Mabbitt, Seibert, Kibbe

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Sibbett Family Origin

Where is the Sibbett family from?

Sibbett Family Occupations

What did your Sibbett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sibbett family was Gen Labourer. The most common Sibbett occupation in the UK was Brickfield Labourer. 10% of Sibbett's were Brickfield Labourers. Brickfield Labourer, Confectioner & Tobacconist and Furniture Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sibbett.

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  • Brickfield Labourer

  • Confectioner & Tobacconist

  • Furniture Dealer

  • Gen Labourer


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

Sibbett Historical Records

What Sibbett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sibbett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sibbett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Sibbett

Passenger List

There are 336 immigration records available for the last name Sibbett. 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 528 military records available for the last name Sibbett. For the veterans among your Sibbett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sibbett Life Expectancy

What is the average Sibbett lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sibbett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Sibbett in 1962 was 80, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sibbett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sibbett 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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