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Lipa Name Meaning

Polish, Ukrainian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived by a lime tree, from lipa ‘lime tree’. As a Jewish name, it is also of ornamental origin. Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from the village of Lipa, in Poland, named with lipa ‘lime tree’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from a personal name, variant of Lipe.

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


Similar surnames: Lipka, Lipe, Lapa, Lia, Oliva, Lipp, Lima, Ripp, Papa, Zima

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Lipa Family Origin

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Lipa Family Occupations

What did your Lipa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lipa occupation in the USA was Millowner. 50% of Lipa's were Millowners. Millowner and Shoe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lipa.

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  • Millowner

    50%
  • Shoe Maker

    50%

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

Lipa Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lipa Life Expectancy

What is the average Lipa lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lipa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lipa in 1957 was 59, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lipa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lipa 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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