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Shipps Name Meaning

English: metonymic name for a shipbuilder (see Shipp).

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


Similar surnames: Shipp, Shippen, Whipp, Schipp, Hipps, Shippy, Phipps, Shippey, Cripps

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Shipps Family Origin

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Shipps Family Occupations

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  • Sailor

    50%
  • Wheelwright

    50%

In 1881, the most common Shipps occupation in Canada was Sailor. 50% of Shipps's were Sailors. Sailor and Wheelwright were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shipps.

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Shipps Historical Records

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Shipps Life Expectancy

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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