Schippers Family History

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Schippers Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic for the son of a shipman, from Schipper 1.

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

Similar surnames: Schipper, Schepper, Schepers, Schaefers, Skipper, Schipp, Shipper

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Schippers Family Origin

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Schippers Family Occupations

What did your Schippers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schippers family was House Keeping. Farmer, Baker and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schippers. The most common Schippers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Schippers's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Gardener

  • House Keeping


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

Schippers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schippers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schippers 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Schippers. 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 699 military records available for the last name Schippers. For the veterans among your Schippers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schippers Life Expectancy

What is the average Schippers lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schippers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Schippers in 1962 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schippers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schippers 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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