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Shippey Family History

Shippey Name Meaning

English: variant of Shippee .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Shipley, Shippen, Shepley, Sidney, Chipley, Skipper, Shirley, Shipp

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Where is the Shippey family from?

You can see how Shippey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shippey family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Shippey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 12 Shippey families living in New York. This was about 48% of all the recorded Shippey's in USA. New York had the highest population of Shippey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shippey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shippey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Shippey. 19% of Shippey men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Shippey women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shippey were Salesman and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Waitress
  • Laborer
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Shippey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shippey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 647 immigration records available for the last name Shippey. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Shippey. For the veterans among your Shippey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shippey lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Shippey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Shippey in 1950 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

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