Chipps Family History

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Chipps Name Meaning

English: occupational nickname for a carpenter or woodcutter, from Middle English chip(pe) ‘small piece of sawn or cut wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Cripps, Shipp, Whipp, Happe, Copps, Copp, Clapp, Whipps, Hipps, Hipp

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Chipps Family Origin

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Chipps Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Bricklayer & Beer Seller

    4%
  • Brickmaker

    4%
  • Butler Domestic

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Chipps family was Butler Domestic. Carpenter, Bricklayer & Beer Seller and Brickmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chipps. The most common Chipps occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 9% of Chipps's were Carpenters.

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Chipps Historical Records

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Chipps Life Expectancy

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