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Pippin Name Meaning

English (southwestern): variant of Peppin . In some cases possibly also German: from an Old Prussian personal name Pippin. This surname is very rare in Germany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Pipkin, Tippin, Pippen, Pepin, Tippen, Papin, Coppin, Lipkin, Tipping

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Where is the Pippin family from?

You can see how Pippin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pippin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Pippin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 14 Pippin families living in Virginia. This was about 20% of all the recorded Pippin's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Pippin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pippin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pippin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pippin. 28% of Pippin men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Pippin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pippin were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Pippin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pippin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 827 immigration records available for the last name Pippin. 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 Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Pippin. For the veterans among your Pippin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pippin lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Pippin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pippin in 1941 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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