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Lipton Family History

Lipton Surname Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin but perhaps from Lepton Yorkshire which probably derives from Old English hlēp ‘leap place which can be crossed by leaping; steep place’ + tūn ‘farmstead estate’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Litton, Liston, Linton, Lupton, Tipton, Lifton, Lipson, Winton

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Where is the Lipton family from?

You can see how Lipton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lipton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lipton families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Lipton families living in Quebec. This was about 57% of all the recorded Lipton's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Lipton families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lipton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lipton ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Lipton. 50% of Lipton 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
  • Journalier
  • Clerk
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lipton. 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 Lipton. For the veterans among your Lipton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lipton lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Lipton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lipton in 1949 was 38, and 85 in 2004.

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