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Tippie Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Tippe a metonymic occupational name for a tub maker from Low German (also Rhineland) tibbe tippe ‘wooden tub vat’ or perhaps of Tibbe or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

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

Similar surnames: Tipple, Tippen, Tipp, Tipper, Tappe, Gipple, Happe, Dipple, Hippe

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Where is the Tippie family from?

You can see how Tippie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tippie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tippie families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Tippie families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Tippie's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Tippie families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tippie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tippie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tippie. 19% of Tippie men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Tippie women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tippie were Farmer and Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farming
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Solictor
  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tippie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tippie census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 202 immigration records available for the last name Tippie. 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 736 military records available for the last name Tippie. For the veterans among your Tippie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tippie lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Tippie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tippie in 1946 was 50, and 86 in 2004.

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