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Inskeep Family History

Inskeep Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Inskip in Lancashire, of uncertain etymology. The first element of this place name has been tentatively connected with Welsh ynys ‘island’ (compare Ince); the second with Old English c¯pe ‘keep’ (noun) in the sense ‘osier basket for keeping or trapping fish’.

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

89,115 Historical Documents with Inskeep on Ancestry
9,805 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,748 Military Records
228 Immigration Records
7,415 Census and Voter Lists
69,919 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Inskeep Families

  • Number of Inskeep families
     41 - 80
     14 - 40
     1 - 13
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Inskeep families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Inskeep last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Inskeep Family Origin

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Inskeep Immigration Information

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Inskeep Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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