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Kiphart Name Meaning

German: perhaps an altered form of Kipphaut, a North German name meaning ‘pointed hat’, presumably applied as a nickname for someone who habitually wore one or as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such hats. German: probably a respelling of Gebhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Oliphant, Kephart, Kipper, Bickhart, Kohrt, Kirkhart, Peart, Kispert

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Where is the Kiphart family from?

You can see how Kiphart families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kiphart family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kiphart families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Kiphart families living in Indiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Kiphart's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Kiphart families in 1840.
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What did your Kiphart ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kiphart. 31% of Kiphart men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Kiphart women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kiphart were Painter and Waitress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Operator
    16%
  • Painter
    16%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    60%
  • Waitress
    40%
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Passenger Lists

There are 29 immigration records available for the last name Kiphart. 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 Cards

There are 398 military records available for the last name Kiphart. For the veterans among your Kiphart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kiphart lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kiphart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kiphart in 1958 was 53, and 72 in 2004.

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