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

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Hippensteel Family Origin

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Hippensteel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Helping In Plate Mill

    5%

In 1880, the most common Hippensteel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Hippensteel's were Farmers. 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.

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Hippensteel Historical Records

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Hippensteel Life Expectancy

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