Lippitt Family History

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Lippitt Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from Lipyeate in Somerset or Lypiatt in Gloucestershire, both named from Old English hliepgeat ‘leap-gate’, a gate which was low enough to be jumped by horses and deer but presented an obstacle to sheep and cattle.

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

Similar surnames: Liggett, Leavitt, Lippincott, Clampitt, Pitt, Lipp, Tippitt, Kipping

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Lippitt Family Origin

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Lippitt Family Occupations

What did your Lippitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lippitt family was Laborer. Farmer, Lawyer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lippitt. The most common Lippitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Lippitt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Lawyer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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Lippitt Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lippitt. 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 Lippitt. For the veterans among your Lippitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lippitt Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Lippitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lippitt in 1954 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

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