Shipp Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a boatbuilder or a mariner, from Middle English ship ‘ship’.

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


Similar surnames: Whipp, Hipp, Schipp, Shipps, Sopp, Shippen, Schupp, Sapp, Chipps

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Shipp Family Origin

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Shipp Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Carver

    17%
  • Clerk

    17%

In 1881, Butcher, Carpenter and Carver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shipp. A less common occupation for the Shipp family was Clerk. The most common Shipp occupation in Canada was Butcher. 17% of Shipp's were Butchers.

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Shipp Historical Records

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Shipp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Shipp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Shipp in 1943 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shipp

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