Shipe Family History

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Shipe Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Scheib.

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


Similar surnames: Sipe, Shive, Shupe, Shine, Shope, Shie, Cripe, Hime, Shane, Shimel

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Shipe Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Shipe name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Shipe. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    50%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    14%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

  • Italy

    2%

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Shipe Family Origin

Where is the Shipe family from?

Shipe Family Occupations

What did your Shipe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shipe family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shipe. The most common Shipe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Shipe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Shipe Historical Records

What Shipe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Shipe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shipe 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 257 immigration records available for the last name Shipe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Shipe. For the veterans among your Shipe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shipe Life Expectancy

What is the average Shipe lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Shipe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Shipe in 1956 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shipe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shipe 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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