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Philipps Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and North German: variant spelling of Phillips.

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


Similar surnames: Philips, Phillipps, Phillips, Phillipp, Philip, Phillis, Philipp

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Philipps Family Origin

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Philipps Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Philipps occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Philipps's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Philipps family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Philipps.

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Philipps Historical Records

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Philipps Life Expectancy

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