Shipkin Family History

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Shipkin 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: Lipkin, Zipkin, Hopkin, Hipkins, Pipkin, Chopin, Hankin, Haskin

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Shipkin Family Origin

Where is the Shipkin family from?

Shipkin Family Occupations

What did your Shipkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shipkin occupation in the USA was Wash Woman. 100% of Shipkin's were Wash Womans.

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  • Wash Woman


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

Shipkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 98 census records available for the last name Shipkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shipkin 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 Shipkin. 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 43 military records available for the last name Shipkin. For the veterans among your Shipkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shipkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Shipkin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Shipkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Shipkin in 1963 was 73, and 70 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shipkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shipkin 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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