Schipp Family History

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Schipp Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a shipman or a shipbuilder, from schip ‘ship’.

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

Similar surnames: Schupp, Schopp, Schipper, Schepp, Shipp, Schoepp, Schaap, Schild

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Schipp Family Origin

Where is the Schipp family from?

Schipp Family Occupations

What did your Schipp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schipp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Schipp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schipp family was Paymaster. Farmer, Butcher and Ice Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schipp.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Ice Man

  • Paymaster


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

Schipp Historical Records

What Schipp family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schipp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schipp 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 318 immigration records available for the last name Schipp. 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 524 military records available for the last name Schipp. For the veterans among your Schipp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schipp Life Expectancy

What is the average Schipp lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Schipp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Schipp in 1959 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schipp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schipp 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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