Tippens Family History

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Tippens Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Tippins. Probably also a derivative or variant of German Tippen.

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


Similar surnames: Tippen, Tippets, Tippins, Tipper, Tipps, Pippen, Coppens, Kippes

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Tippens Family Origin

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Tippens Family Occupations

What did your Tippens ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tippens. 16% of Tippens men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Tippens women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tippens were Bookkeeper and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farming
    4%
  • Bookkeeper
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Housework
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tippens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tippens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tippens census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 134 immigration records available for the last name Tippens. 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 Card

There are 538 military records available for the last name Tippens. For the veterans among your Tippens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tippens Life Expectancy

What is the average Tippens lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Tippens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tippens in 1943 was 59, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tippens

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