Whipp Family History

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Whipp Name Meaning

English: perhaps a metonymic occupational name for someone who carried out judicial floggings, from Middle English whip, or perhaps, as Reaney suggests, from the Old English personal name Wippa.

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

Similar surnames: Whipple, Shipp, Lipp, Tripp, Hipp, Kipp, White, Gripp, Hopp, Ripp

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Whipp Family Origin

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Whipp Family Occupations

What did your Whipp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Whipp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Whipp's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whipp. A less common occupation for the Whipp family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Whipp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Whipp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whipp 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Whipp. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Whipp. For the veterans among your Whipp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whipp Life Expectancy

What is the average Whipp lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Whipp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Whipp in 1941 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whipp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whipp 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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