Shipen Family History

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Shipen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Shippen, Chinen, Thien, Chien, Phippen, Shipe, Philen, Hippen, Whiten

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Shipen Family Origin

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Shipen Family Occupations

What did your Shipen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Well Diger were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shipen. The most common Shipen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Shipen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Well Diger


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

Shipen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 111 census records available for the last name Shipen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shipen 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Shipen. 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 5 military records available for the last name Shipen. For the veterans among your Shipen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shipen Life Expectancy

What is the average Shipen lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shipen 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shipen

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