Chipman Family History

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Chipman Name Meaning

English: variant of Chapman ‘trader’, from West Saxon c¯pmann.

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

Similar surnames: Chapman, Chisman, Coopman, Hilman, Hinman, Crisman, Higman, Shipman

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Chipman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Chipman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Chipman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Norway


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Chipman Family Origin

Where is the Chipman family from?

Chipman Family Occupations

What did your Chipman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Chipman occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 6% of Chipman's were Carpenters. Carpenter, (SMS) Nurse and Accountant Unemployed were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chipman. A less common occupation for the Chipman family was Ag Labourer.

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  • Carpenter

  • (SMS) Nurse

  • Accountant Unemployed

  • Ag Labourer


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

Chipman Historical Records

What Chipman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Chipman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chipman 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Chipman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Chipman. For the veterans among your Chipman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chipman Life Expectancy

What is the average Chipman lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Chipman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Chipman in 1947 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chipman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chipman 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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