Shippan Family History

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Shippan 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, Shipman, Chipman, Phippen, Hippen, Hipp, Whipple, Tippen

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Shippan Family Origin

Where is the Shippan family from?

Shippan Family Occupations

What did your Shippan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shippan occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Shippan's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shippan. A less common occupation for the Shippan family was Teamster.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Teamster


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

Shippan Historical Records

What Shippan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 135 census records available for the last name Shippan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shippan 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 Shippan

Passenger List

There are 54 immigration records available for the last name Shippan. 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 18 military records available for the last name Shippan. For the veterans among your Shippan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shippan Life Expectancy

What is the average Shippan lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shippan 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 Shippan

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