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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Keip Family Origin

Where is the Keip family from?

SHOW MORE

Keip Family Occupations

What did your Keip ancestors do for a living?

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.

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Clerk Police Court

    8%

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

Source: Census data for Keip | Data not to scale

Keip Historical Records

What Keip family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Keip ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Keip

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Keip Life Expectancy

What is the average Keip lifespan?

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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1957 and 2003, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keip

Famous Keip Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Look up another name