Whipkey Family History

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Whipkey Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of North German Wiepke, a short form of Wiebert (see Wieber), or a metronymic from the Frisian personal name Wiebke (from Wigburg).

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

Similar surnames: Hilke, Wilkey, Hapke, Hiskey, Wickey, Shigley, Shockey, Frickey

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Whipkey Family Origin

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Whipkey Family Occupations

What did your Whipkey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Whipkey family was House Keeping. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whipkey. The most common Whipkey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Whipkey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • House Keeping


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

Whipkey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Whipkey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whipkey 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 63 immigration records available for the last name Whipkey. 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 Whipkey. For the veterans among your Whipkey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whipkey Life Expectancy

What is the average Whipkey lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Whipkey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Whipkey in 1957 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whipkey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whipkey 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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