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Lipe Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Leib or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Lipe a short form of Lipman . Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): Yiddishized or Germanized form of Lipa 2 or Albanian: from a short form of the personal name Filip (see Philip ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lipa, Lippe, Lipp, Lie, Lind, Pipe, Lier, Lips, Lien, Kipe

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Where is the Lipe family from?

You can see how Lipe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lipe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lipe families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 14 Lipe families living in Illinois. This was about 27% of all the recorded Lipe's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Lipe families in 1840.
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What did your Lipe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lipe. 24% of Lipe men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Lipe women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lipe were Mechanic and Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Lipe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lipe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 607 immigration records available for the last name Lipe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lipe. For the veterans among your Lipe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lipe lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lipe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lipe in 1957 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

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