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Lippincott Name Meaning

English: habitational name perhaps from Lippingcotts in Culmstock (Devon) though it is possible that this place is named after a bearer of the surname and so the surname may be from a lost or unidentified place probably named with Old English cot ‘cottage hut shelter’ as the final element.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Linscott, Prescott, Lippitt, Chilcott, Callicott, Wilcott, Endicott

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Where is the Lippincott family from?

You can see how Lippincott families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lippincott family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lippincott families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 72 Lippincott families living in New Jersey. This was about 66% of all the recorded Lippincott's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Lippincott families in 1840.
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What did your Lippincott ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lippincott. 15% of Lippincott men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Lippincott women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lippincott were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
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Passenger Lists

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There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Lippincott. For the veterans among your Lippincott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lippincott lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lippincott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Lippincott in 1948 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

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