Hipp Family History

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Hipp Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a baker of waffles, from Middle High German hippe ‘waffle’. South German: from a short form of Hubert, also spelled Hüpp (see Hupp). German and Dutch: from a short form of a Germanic name with the initial element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ and a second element beginning with b- (for example Hildibald, Hildibrand).

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

Similar surnames: Hopp, Happ, Lipp, Hippe, Kipp, Ripp, Happe, Tipp, Hils, Gipp

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Hipp Family Origin

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Hipp Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hipp family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hipp. The most common Hipp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Hipp's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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Hipp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Hipp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hipp 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hipp. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Hipp. For the veterans among your Hipp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hipp Life Expectancy

What is the average Hipp lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hipp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hipp in 1947 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

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