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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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Where is the Lipp family from?

You can see how Lipp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lipp family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lipp families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Lipp families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 33% of all the recorded Lipp's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lipp families in 1840.
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What did your Lipp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lipp. 14% of Lipp men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Lipp women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lipp were Clerk and Typist.

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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
    14%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    11%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Typist
    6%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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 Cards

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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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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