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Whipkey Family History

Whipkey Name Meaning
Origin unidentified. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of North German Wiepke, a short form of Wiebert (see Wieber), or a metronymic from the Frisian personal name Wiebke (from Wigburg).1881, UK 0; IGI inconclusive, only 1 German.

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

60,716 Historical Documents with Whipkey on Ancestry
8,993 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,266 Military Records
49 Immigration Records
4,640 Census and Voter Lists
45,768 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Whipkey Families

  • Number of Whipkey families
     38 - 73
     13 - 37
     1 - 12
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Whipkey families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Whipkey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Whipkey Family Origin

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Whipkey Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Whipkey

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Whipkey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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