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Zipkin Family History

Zipkin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Tsipke a pet form of the Biblical name Zipporah meaning ‘bird’ (Exodus 21). It is formed with the Slavic possessive suffix -in.

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


Similar surnames: Lipkin, Mirkin, Itkin, Dinkin, Witkin, Simkin, Rifkin, Riskin, Sirkin

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Where is the Zipkin family from?

You can see how Zipkin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zipkin family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 18 Zipkin families living in New York. This was about 49% of all the recorded Zipkin's in USA. New York had the highest population of Zipkin families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zipkin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zipkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zipkin. 24% of Zipkin men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Zipkin women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zipkin were Laborer and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Salesman
    24%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Operator
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zipkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zipkin 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 597 immigration records available for the last name Zipkin. 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 173 military records available for the last name Zipkin. For the veterans among your Zipkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zipkin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zipkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zipkin in 1962 was 63, and 92 in 2004.

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