Kippen Family History

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Kippen Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place so named in Stirlingshire.

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


Similar surnames: Kappen, Kipper, Koppen, Kappel, Kipe, Kipping, Lipper, Ipsen, Kampen

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Kippen Family Origin

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Kippen Family Occupations

What did your Kippen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kippen. A less common occupation for the Kippen family was Keeping House. The most common Kippen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Kippen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Fisherman

    12%
  • Keeping House

    12%

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

Kippen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kippen Life Expectancy

What is the average Kippen lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kippen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kippen in 1954 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kippen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kippen 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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