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

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Keeps House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

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Chipps Historical Records

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Chipps Life Expectancy

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