Shipper Family History

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Shipper Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Schipper.

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

Similar surnames: Schipper, Shier, Shiller, Shimer, Klipper, Kipper, Zipper, Shepperd

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Shipper Family Origin

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Shipper Family Occupations

What did your Shipper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shipper family was Laborer. The most common Shipper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Shipper's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shipper.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Shipper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Shipper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shipper 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 851 immigration records available for the last name Shipper. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Shipper. For the veterans among your Shipper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shipper Life Expectancy

What is the average Shipper lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Shipper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Shipper in 1952 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shipper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shipper 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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