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Nipp Name Meaning

German: probably a nickname for an alert sharp person from Middle Low German nip ‘of keen eyesight and hearing’ (in Altmark dialect now meaning ‘well mannered smooth cute’). Chinese: variant of Nip .

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


Similar surnames: Knipp, Napp, Lipp, Kipp, Hipp, Tipp, Topp, Knapp, Rapp, Lapp

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Where is the Nipp family from?

You can see how Nipp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nipp family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Nipp families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Nipp families living in Kentucky. This was about 31% of all the recorded Nipp's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Nipp families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nipp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nipp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nipp. 27% of Nipp men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Nipp women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nipp were Truck Driver and School Teacher. .

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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
    27%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    28%
  • Operator
    19%
  • Waitress
    19%
  • School Teacher
    19%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nipp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nipp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 282 immigration records available for the last name Nipp. 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 965 military records available for the last name Nipp. For the veterans among your Nipp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nipp lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Nipp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Nipp in 1958 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

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