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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. The most common Whipkey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Whipkey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whipkey.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • House Keeping

    3%

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Whipkey Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Whipkey ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Whipkey Life Expectancy

What is the average Whipkey lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, 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.

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