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Keip Name Meaning

Northeastern German: topographic name, from the East Prussian dialect term keip ‘weir’ (fish trap). German: variant of Keip, a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Middle High German kip.

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


Similar surnames: Keil, Kemp, Keiper, Kneip, Keim, Feig, Reil, Klein, Kamp, Kapp

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Keip Family Origin

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Keip Family Occupations

What did your Keip ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keip. A less common occupation for the Keip family was Clerk Police Court. The most common Keip occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Keip's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Clerk Police Court

    8%

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

Keip Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Keip Life Expectancy

What is the average Keip lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Keip life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Keip in 1957 was 46, and 55 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keip

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keip 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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