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Tipp Name Meaning

English: from a short form of the medieval personal name Tebald, Tibalt (see Theobald). North German: from Low German tippe, tibbe ‘wooden pail’, ‘small tub’.

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


Similar surnames: Tapp, Tepp, Lipp, Gipp, Ripp, Sipp, Hipp, Kipp, Stipp, Topp

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Where is the Tipp family from?

You can see how Tipp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tipp family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tipp families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Tipp families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Tipp's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Tipp families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tipp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tipp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Helper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tipp. 27% of Tipp men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Tipp women worked as a Farm Helper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tipp were Clerk and Clerk.

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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
    27%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Helper
    34%
  • File Clerk
    23%
  • Cook
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Tipp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tipp 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 524 immigration records available for the last name Tipp. 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 679 military records available for the last name Tipp. For the veterans among your Tipp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tipp lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Tipp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Tipp in 1962 was 76, and 79 in 2003.

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