History of your Surname
Get access to Lipkin family records.Start a free trial

Lipkin Family History

Lipkin Name Meaning

patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Lipe (see Lippe 1) + the eastern Slavic possessive suffix -in. metronymic from a pet form of the female personal name Libe (see Lipka 3).

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

Similar surnames: Simkin, Itkin, Zipkin, Lipka, Lakin, Witkin, Lipson, Laskin, Rifkin

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Lipkin family from?

You can see how Lipkin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lipkin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lipkin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 33 Lipkin families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Lipkin's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Lipkin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lipkin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lipkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lipkin. 27% of Lipkin men worked as a Salesman and 11% of Lipkin women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lipkin were Owner and Stenographer. .

View Census Data for Lipkin | Data not to scale

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

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Tailor
  • Laborer
  • Owner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Lipkin family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lipkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lipkin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Lipkin

Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lipkin. 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.

View all Lipkin immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 694 military records available for the last name Lipkin. For the veterans among your Lipkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Lipkin military records

You've only scratched the surface of Lipkin family history

Discover More

What is the average Lipkin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lipkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lipkin in 1958 was 43, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lipkin

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Lipkin family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial