Phippen Family History

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Phippen Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Philip.

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

Similar surnames: Pippin, Shippen, Philpot, Tippen, Philbin, Flippen, Phipps, Trippel

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Phippen Family Origin

Where is the Phippen family from?

Phippen Family Occupations

What did your Phippen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Phippen family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Bank Cashier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Phippen. The most common Phippen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Phippen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Bank Cashier

  • Carpenter


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

Phippen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Phippen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Phippen 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 970 immigration records available for the last name Phippen. 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 Phippen. For the veterans among your Phippen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Phippen Life Expectancy

What is the average Phippen lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Phippen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Phippen in 1951 was 56, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Phippen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Phippen 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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