Philp Family History

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Philp Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of Philip.

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

Similar surnames: Philip, Phipps, Philo, Hill, Philpot, Phillip, Filo, Propp, Hilt

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Philp Family Origin

Where is the Philp family from?

Philp Family Occupations

What did your Philp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Philp. The most common Philp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Philp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Philp family was Drag Man.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith

  • Drag Man


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

Philp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Philp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Philp 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Philp. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Philp. For the veterans among your Philp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Philp Life Expectancy

What is the average Philp lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Philp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Philp in 1961 was 63, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Philp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Philp 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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