Shipke Family History

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Shipke 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: Hipke, Hippe, Hilke, Whipkey, Ripke, Hopke, Hapke, Lipke, Shipe

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Shipke Family Origin

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Shipke Family Occupations

What did your Shipke ancestors do for a living?

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

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Shipke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 157 census records available for the last name Shipke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shipke 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 23 immigration records available for the last name Shipke. 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 14 military records available for the last name Shipke. For the veterans among your Shipke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shipke Life Expectancy

What is the average Shipke lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1991, in the United States, Shipke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Shipke in 1965 was 75, and 95 in 1991.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shipke 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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