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Lipson Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Libson . Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish personal name Lipe (a short form of Lipman ). English: patronymic from Lipp English: habitational name from Lipson in Devon which is possibly named from Old English hlīep ‘leap steep place’ + stān ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Ipson, Sibson, Lipton, Lipman, Liston, Lipkin, Simpson, Upson, Lifton

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Where is the Lipson family from?

You can see how Lipson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lipson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Lipson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 18 Lipson families living in Quebec. This was about 62% of all the recorded Lipson's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Lipson families in 1911.
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What did your Lipson ancestors do for a living?

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

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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

  • Merchant
    100%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Lipson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lipson 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lipson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lipson. For the veterans among your Lipson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lipson lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Lipson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lipson in 1946 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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