Hippensteel Family History

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Hippensteel Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Hippenstiel, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of handles for scythes, from Middle High German heppe ‘scythe’ + stil ‘handle’.

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


Similar surnames: Hengel, Bonesteel, Hottenstein, Himmelstein, Hohenstein, Rosenstiel

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Hippensteel Family Origin

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Hippensteel Family Occupations

What did your Hippensteel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hippensteel. A less common occupation for the Hippensteel family was Helping In Plate Mill. The most common Hippensteel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Hippensteel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Helping In Plate Mill

    5%

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

Hippensteel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hippensteel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hippensteel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hippensteel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hippensteel. For the veterans among your Hippensteel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hippensteel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hippensteel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hippensteel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hippensteel in 1962 was 65, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hippensteel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hippensteel 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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