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

Pippen Family History

Pippen Name Meaning

Variant of English or German Pippin.

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


Similar surnames: Pippin, Tippen, Kippes, Pepper, Ripper, Rippe, Ipsen, Tippens

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 Pippen family from?

You can see how Pippen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pippen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pippen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 6 Pippen families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 75% of all the recorded Pippen's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Pippen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pippen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pippen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pippen. 29% of Pippen men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Pippen women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pippen were Farming and Secretary. .

View Census Data for Pippen | 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

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Farming
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Secretary
    9%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Pippen family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Pippen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pippen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Pippen

Passenger Lists

There are 221 immigration records available for the last name Pippen. 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 Pippen immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pippen. For the veterans among your Pippen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Pippen military records

You've only scratched the surface of Pippen family history

Discover More

What is the average Pippen lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Pippen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Pippen in 1952 was 50, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pippen

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Pippen family tree

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