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Schipani Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Calabria and Sicily): perhaps a habitational name from Schipani, a minor place in Catanzaro, but more probably, a surname of Albanian origin.

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


Similar surnames: Schifano, Sclafani, Schiano, Scarpaci, Scrivani, Schiavi, Schiavo

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Where is the Schipani family from?

You can see how Schipani families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schipani family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Schipani families living in New Jersey. This was about 33% of all the recorded Schipani's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Schipani families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schipani surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schipani ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schipani. 57% of Schipani men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Schipani women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schipani were Janitor and Counter.

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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

  • Laborer
    57%
  • New Worker
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Janitor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    43%
  • Housewife
    29%
  • Counter
    29%
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What Schipani family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 420 census records available for the last name Schipani. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schipani 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 439 immigration records available for the last name Schipani. 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 209 military records available for the last name Schipani. For the veterans among your Schipani ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schipani lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Schipani life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Schipani in 1942 was 46, and 59 in 2004.

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