Kipling Family History

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Kipling Name Meaning

Northern English: from a minor place in the old East Riding of Yorkshire named Kipling.

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

Similar surnames: Gilling, Kipping, Pilling, Kiesling, Willing, Billing, Tipping

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Kipling Family Origin

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Kipling Family Occupations

What did your Kipling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kipling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Kipling's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kipling. A less common occupation for the Kipling family was Common Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith

  • Common Laborer


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

Kipling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Kipling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kipling 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kipling. 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 Kipling. For the veterans among your Kipling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kipling Life Expectancy

What is the average Kipling lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kipling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kipling in 1956 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kipling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kipling 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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