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Shipps Name Meaning

English: metonymic name for a shipbuilder (see Shipp).

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


Similar surnames: Shipp, Shippen, Whipp, Schipp, Hipps, Shippy, Phipps, Shippey, Cripps

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Shipps Family Origin

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Shipps Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Coalminer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Coalminer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shipps. The most common Shipps occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Shipps's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shipps family was Keeping House.

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Shipps Historical Records

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Shipps Life Expectancy

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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