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Ribic Family History

Ribic Name Meaning

Slovenian (Ribič); Croatian Bosniak and Serbian (almost exclusively Ribić): occupational name for a fisherman from (an altered form of) ribič a derivative of riba ‘fish’. Compare Ribar and Ribich .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Rubin, Rubis, Babic, Ribar, Risi, Riba, Rubi, Ribas, Robin, Riis

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Where is the Ribic family from?

You can see how Ribic families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ribic family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Ribic families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 60% of all the recorded Ribic's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Ribic families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ribic surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ribic ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ribic. 60% of Ribic men worked as a Laborer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Miner
    20%
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Census Records

There are 268 census records available for the last name Ribic. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ribic 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 489 immigration records available for the last name Ribic. 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 72 military records available for the last name Ribic. For the veterans among your Ribic ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ribic lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Ribic life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ribic in 1964 was 82, and 82 in 2004.

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