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Hipke Family History

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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Where is the Hipke family from?

You can see how Hipke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hipke family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hipke families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 27 Hipke families living in Wisconsin. This was about 87% of all the recorded Hipke's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Hipke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hipke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hipke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Owner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hipke. 30% of Hipke men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Hipke women worked as an Owner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hipke were Salesman and Housework.

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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

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Farm Laborer
    23%
  • Druggist
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Owner
    34%
  • Assistant Cashier
    34%
  • Housework
    34%
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What Hipke family records will you find?

Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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