Gipe Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of German Geib, a surname of uncertain origin from the Palatinate; according to Bahlow it is a topographic name from a term denoting dirt or decay.

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


Similar surnames: Kipe, Gipp, Pipe, Lipe, Gips, Hope, Piper, Zipf, Wire, Gole

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Gipe Family Origin

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Gipe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Stone Mason

    6%

In 1880, the most common Gipe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Gipe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gipe family was Stone Mason. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gipe.

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Gipe Historical Records

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Gipe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Gipe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Gipe in 1954 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gipe

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