Lipman Family History

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Lipman Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Philip. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Lipman, derived from Middle High German words liep ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + man ‘man’. Possibly a respelling of German Lippmann.

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

Similar surnames: Lisman, Lippman, Libman, Leibman, Litman, Tilman, Lipkin, Aikman

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Lipman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lipman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lipman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Lipman Family Origin

Where is the Lipman family from?

Lipman Family Occupations

What did your Lipman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lipman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Lipman's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lipman. A less common occupation for the Lipman family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Barber

  • Butcher


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

Lipman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Lipman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lipman 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Lipman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lipman. For the veterans among your Lipman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lipman Life Expectancy

What is the average Lipman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lipman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lipman in 1952 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lipman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lipman 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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