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Filippi Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic from the personal name Filippo.

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

Similar surnames: Filippo, Filippini, Lippi, Filippelli, Philippi, Filippone, Filipek

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Where is the Filippi family from?

You can see how Filippi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Filippi family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Filippi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Filippi families living in California. This was about 20% of all the recorded Filippi's in the USA. California had the highest population of Filippi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Filippi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Filippi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Filippi. 18% of Filippi men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Filippi women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Filippi were Barber and Doffer.

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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
  • Salesman
  • Labor
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Dressmaker
  • Stenographer
  • Doffer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Filippi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Filippi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Filippi. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Filippi lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Filippi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Filippi in 1956 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

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