Kipp Name Meaning

English: from Middle English Kipp, perhaps a byname for a fat man, from an unattested Old English form Cyppe, which according to Reaney is from the Germanic root kupp ‘to swell’. German: topographic name for someone living on a hill, from Kippe ‘edge’, ‘brink’. German: from Sorbian kipry ‘weak’ (Czech kyprý).

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


Similar surnames: Lipp, Ripp, Kapp, Hipp, Klipp, Knapp, Tipp, Kopp, Copp, Gipp

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Kipp Family Origin

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Kipp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

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Kipp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Kipp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kipp in 1942 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kipp

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