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Where is the Philipps family from?
You can see how Philipps families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Philipps family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Philipps families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 13 Philipps families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Philipps's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Philipps families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Philipps surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Philipps. 23% of Philipps men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Philipps women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Philipps were Clerk and Housewife.