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Where is the Philipson family from?
You can see how Philipson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Philipson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Philipson families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Philipson families living in Missouri. This was about 40% of all the recorded Philipson's in the USA. Missouri and 1 other state had the highest population of Philipson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Philipson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
What did your Philipson ancestors do for a living?
In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Philipson. 25% of Philipson men worked as a Salesman and 23% of Philipson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Philipson were Proprietor and Bookkeeper.