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Timpe Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German timpe ‘tip’, ‘point’, hence a topographic name from a field so called or for someone who lived at the far end of a village.

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


Similar surnames: Tipper, Temple, Temme, Tipple, Lampe, Trimpe, Tippen, Tomme, Pipe

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Timpe Family Origin

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Timpe Family Occupations

What did your Timpe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Timpe family was Cigar Manufacturer. Blacksmith, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Timpe. The most common Timpe occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 13% of Timpe's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Cigar Manufacturer

    4%

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

Timpe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Timpe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Timpe 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Timpe. 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 Timpe. For the veterans among your Timpe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Timpe Life Expectancy

What is the average Timpe lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Timpe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Timpe in 1959 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Timpe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Timpe 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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