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Philippe Family History

Philippe Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Philippe (see Philip).

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


Similar surnames: Philippi, Philipp, Philip, Philippon, Phillippe, Phippen, Philpot

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Where is the Philippe family from?

You can see how Philippe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Philippe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Philippe families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 4 Philippe families living in Louisiana. This was about 80% of all the recorded Philippe's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Philippe families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Philippe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Philippe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Philippe. 32% of Philippe men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    32%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Retail Salesman
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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What Philippe family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Philippe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Philippe 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Philippe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Philippe. For the veterans among your Philippe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Philippe lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Philippe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Philippe in 1958 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

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