Lipp Family History

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Lipp Name Meaning

English: metonymic nickname for someone with large lips or with some deformity of the lips, from Middle English lippe (Old English lippa). English: perhaps from a Middle English personal name, Leppe or Lippe, apparently a short form of an Old English personal name formed with Leof- ‘dear’, such as Leofsige, Leofstan. German: from a pet form of the personal name Philipp (see Philip).

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

Similar surnames: Ripp, Kipp, Lippe, Hipp, Gipp, Lapp, Lipe, Tipp, Klipp, Lipa

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Lipp Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lipp name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • European Jewish


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Lipp Family Origin

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Lipp Family Occupations

What did your Lipp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lipp family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lipp. The most common Lipp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Lipp's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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Lipp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Lipp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lipp 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lipp. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Lipp. For the veterans among your Lipp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lipp Life Expectancy

What is the average Lipp lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lipp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lipp in 1944 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lipp 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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