Kipp Family History

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Kipp Name Meaning

English: from Middle English Kipp, perhaps a byname for a fat man, from an unattested Old English form Cyppe, which according to Reaney is from the Germanic root kupp ‘to swell’. German: topographic name for someone living on a hill, from Kippe ‘edge’, ‘brink’. German: from Sorbian kipry ‘weak’ (Czech kyprý).

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

Similar surnames: Lipp, Ripp, Kapp, Hipp, Klipp, Knapp, Tipp, Kopp, Copp, Gipp

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Kipp Family Origin

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Kipp Family Occupations

What did your Kipp ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Kipp. 58% of Kipp men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Kipp women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kipp were Laborer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Fisherman
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Stenographer

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

Kipp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Kipp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kipp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Kipp. 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 Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Kipp. For the veterans among your Kipp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kipp Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kipp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kipp in 1942 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

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