Gipe Family History

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Gipe Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of German Geib, a surname of uncertain origin from the Palatinate; according to Bahlow it is a topographic name from a term denoting dirt or decay.

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

Similar surnames: Kipe, Gipp, Pipe, Lipe, Gips, Hope, Piper, Zipf, Wire, Gole

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Gipe Family Origin

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Gipe Family Occupations

What did your Gipe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gipe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Gipe's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gipe. A less common occupation for the Gipe family was Stone Mason.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Stone Mason


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Gipe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gipe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gipe 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gipe. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gipe. For the veterans among your Gipe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gipe Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gipe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Gipe in 1954 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gipe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gipe 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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