Shippam Family History

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Shippam 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, Hipp, Whipple, Shippey, Hippe, Higham, Shipman, Whipp

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Shippam Family Origin

Where is the Shippam family from?

Shippam Family Occupations

What did your Shippam ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Shippam occupation in the UK was Baker. 10% of Shippam's were Bakers. Baker, Butcher and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shippam. A less common occupation for the Shippam family was Provision Dealer.

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  • Baker

    10%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Charwoman

    7%
  • Provision Dealer

    7%

England shown, United States data unavailable

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

Shippam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Shippam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shippam census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shippam

Passenger List

There are 216 immigration records available for the last name Shippam. 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 321 military records available for the last name Shippam. For the veterans among your Shippam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shippam Life Expectancy

What is the average Shippam lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Shippam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Shippam in 1967 was 84, and 90 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shippam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shippam 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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