Hipke Family History

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Hipke Name Meaning

German: probably a metonymic occupational name for a waffle baker, from a diminutive of Middle High German hippe ‘waffle’.

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

Similar surnames: Happe, Hippe, Huske, Hacke, Harke, Hapke, Lipke, Hilke, Hopke, Pipe

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Hipke Family Origin

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Hipke Family Occupations

What did your Hipke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farm and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hipke. A less common occupation for the Hipke family was Retired Farmer. The most common Hipke occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Hipke's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farm

  • Farmer

  • Retired Farmer


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

Hipke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 861 census records available for the last name Hipke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hipke 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 155 immigration records available for the last name Hipke. 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 105 military records available for the last name Hipke. For the veterans among your Hipke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hipke Life Expectancy

What is the average Hipke lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Hipke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Hipke in 1961 was 63, and 64 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hipke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hipke 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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