Kip Name Meaning

Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a basketmaker, from Middle Dutch kiepe ‘basket’, ‘pannier’.

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


Similar surnames: Kin, Kok, Keip, Kapp, Kipp, Klipp, Kidd, Cap, Kitz, Mis

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Kip Family Origin

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Kip Family Occupations

What did your Kip ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kip occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Kip's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kip. A less common occupation for the Kip family was Agent, Fire Ins..

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Lawyer

    5%
  • Agent, Fire Ins.

    3%

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Kip Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kip Life Expectancy

What is the average Kip lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Kip life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kip in 1952 was 29, and 98 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kip

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kip 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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