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Hipp Family History

Hipp Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a baker of waffles from Middle High German hippe ‘waffle’. South German: from a short form of Hubert also spelled Hüpp (see Hupp ). German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic name with the first element hild ‘strife battle’ and a second element beginning with b- (for example Hildibald Hildibrand).

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

Similar surnames: Hopp, Happ, Lipp, Hippe, Kipp, Ripp, Happe, Tipp, Hils, Gipp

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Where is the Hipp family from?

You can see how Hipp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hipp family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hipp families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Hipp families living in British Columbia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Hipp's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Hipp families in 1911.
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What did your Hipp ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Hipp. 100% of Hipp men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hipp. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Hipp. For the veterans among your Hipp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hipp lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hipp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hipp in 1947 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

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