Lipka Family History

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Lipka Name Meaning

Ukrainian and Polish: topographic name for someone who lived by a lime tree, from lipka, diminutive of lipa ‘lime tree’ (see Lipa). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from a pet form of the personal name Lipe. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from a pet form of the female personal name Libe, derived from Yiddish libe ‘love’. Polish and Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): habitational name for someone from villages called Lipka or Lipki in Poland and Ukraine. German: from a diminutive of Lippe 4.

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


Similar surnames: Lipa, Lipe, Slivka, Lipko, Lipkin, Lipman, Lapa, Limke, Zika, Lia

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Lipka Family Origin

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Lipka Family Occupations

What did your Lipka ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lipka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Lipka's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Laborer In Factory were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lipka. A less common occupation for the Lipka family was Works Lumber Yard.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Laborer In Factory

    17%
  • Works Lumber Yard

    17%

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

Lipka Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lipka Life Expectancy

What is the average Lipka lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lipka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lipka in 1957 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lipka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lipka 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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