Philipp Family History

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Philipp Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): from the personal name Philipp (see Philip).

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


Similar surnames: Philippi, Philip, Phillips, Philippe, Philips, Phillipp, Philipson

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Philipp Family Origin

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Philipp Family Occupations

What did your Philipp ancestors do for a living?

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

View Census data for Philipp | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Saloon Keeper

    6%

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

Philipp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Philipp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Philipp 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Philipp. 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 Philipp. For the veterans among your Philipp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Philipp Life Expectancy

What is the average Philipp lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Philipp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Philipp in 1954 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Philipp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Philipp 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.

Famous Philipp Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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