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Kipe Name Meaning

Scottish: this form may well have the same origin as Kipp which according to Black is a habitational name from a small place called Kype in the parish of Avondale in Lanarkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Kipp, Pipe, Lipe, Gipe, Kiper, Hope, Kile, Kice, Kise, Kidd

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Where is the Kipe family from?

You can see how Kipe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kipe family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kipe families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Kipe families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Kipe's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kipe families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kipe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kipe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Telephone Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kipe. 21% of Kipe men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Kipe women worked as a Telephone Operator. .

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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
    21%
  • Labor
    17%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Salesman
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Telephone Operator
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kipe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kipe 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 141 immigration records available for the last name Kipe. 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 309 military records available for the last name Kipe. For the veterans among your Kipe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kipe lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kipe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kipe in 1964 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

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