Shipes Family History

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Shipes Name Meaning

American variant of German Shipe.

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


Similar surnames: Shives, Shipe, Hires, Hipes, Snipes, Shiver, Shimer, Shimel, Sipes

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Shipes Family Origin

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Shipes Family Occupations

What did your Shipes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shipes. A less common occupation for the Shipes family was Keeping House. The most common Shipes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Shipes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Shipes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Shipes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shipes 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 44 immigration records available for the last name Shipes. 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 554 military records available for the last name Shipes. For the veterans among your Shipes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shipes Life Expectancy

What is the average Shipes lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Shipes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Shipes in 1953 was 55, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shipes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shipes 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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