Philipson Family History

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Philipson Name Meaning

English, Swedish (Philipsson), and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip.

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

Similar surnames: Phillips, Philson, Philippon, Philipp, Phillipson, Philipsen, Lipson

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Philipson Family Origin

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Philipson Family Occupations

What did your Philipson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Philipson family was Gardener. Farmer, Laborer and Distiller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Philipson. The most common Philipson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Philipson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Distiller

  • Gardener


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

Philipson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Philipson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Philipson 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Philipson. 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 Philipson. For the veterans among your Philipson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Philipson Life Expectancy

What is the average Philipson lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Philipson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Philipson in 1962 was 79, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Philipson 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.

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