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Find more Shipp relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 318 more people named Shipp in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 5,340 people named Shipp in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Shipp in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,658 people named Shipp were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 17% reported their race as other than white
  • 5,442 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was salesman

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Shipp families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 334 were first-generation Americans
  • 1,155 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia