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Hibney Family History

Hibney Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Gibney, Hiney, Hibner, Sidney, Hines, Haney, Whitney, Heaney, Sibley

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Where is the Hibney family from?

You can see how Hibney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hibney family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 8 Hibney families living in Arkansas. This was 100% of all the recorded Hibney's in USA. Arkansas had the highest population of Hibney families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hibney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hibney ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 22 census records available for the last name Hibney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hibney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1 immigration records available for the last name Hibney. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hibney. For the veterans among your Hibney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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