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Where is the Phillipps family from?
You can see how Phillipps families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Phillipps family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Phillipps families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Phillipps families living in Georgia. This was about 41% of all the recorded Phillipps's in the USA. Georgia had the highest population of Phillipps families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Phillipps surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
What did your Phillipps ancestors do for a living?
In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Phillipps. 21% of Phillipps men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Phillipps women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Phillipps were Carpenter and Stenographer.