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Shipe Family History

Shipe Name Meaning
Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Scheib.

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

59,207 Historical Documents with Shipe on Ancestry.com
11,123 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,566 Military Records
209 Immigration Records
10,288 Census and Voter Lists
35,021 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shipe Families

  • Number of Shipe families
     67 - 132
     23 - 66
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shipe families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Shipe last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shipe census records

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Shipe Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Shipe

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Shipe Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shipe census records

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Shipe Civil War Service Records

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