Chipps Family History

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Chipps Name Meaning

English: occupational nickname for a carpenter or woodcutter, from Middle English chip(pe) ‘small piece of sawn or cut wood’.

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

Similar surnames: Cripps, Shipp, Whipp, Happe, Copps, Copp, Clapp, Whipps, Hipps, Hipp

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Chipps Family Origin

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Chipps Family Occupations

What did your Chipps ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chipps family was Laborer. The most common Chipps occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Chipps's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeps House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chipps.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Chipps ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Chipps Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Chipps. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chipps census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 408 immigration records available for the last name Chipps. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Chipps. For the veterans among your Chipps ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chipps Life Expectancy

What is the average Chipps lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Chipps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Chipps in 1944 was 19, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chipps

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chipps ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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