Clipper Family History

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Clipper Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Klipper, a variant of Klipp or Klippert.

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


Similar surnames: Klipper, Clapper, Clepper, Lipper, Clipp, Sipper, Klepper, Clippard

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Clipper Family Origin

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Clipper Family Occupations

What did your Clipper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clipper. A less common occupation for the Clipper family was Cooper. The most common Clipper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Clipper's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Cooper

    5%

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

Clipper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Clipper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clipper 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Clipper. 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 Clipper. For the veterans among your Clipper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clipper Life Expectancy

What is the average Clipper lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Clipper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Clipper in 1955 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clipper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clipper 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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