Hipkins Family History

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Hipkins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hipkin, a pet form of the Middle English male or female personal name Hibb (see Hibbs).

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

Similar surnames: Hopkins, Dopkins, Hawkins, Higgins, Lipkin, Filkins, Hocking, Itkin

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Hipkins Family Origin

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Hipkins Family Occupations

What did your Hipkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Boiler Maker, Bookbinder and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hipkins. The most common Hipkins occupation in the UK was Boiler Maker. 6% of Hipkins's were Boiler Makers. A less common occupation for the Hipkins family was Grocer.

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  • Boiler Maker

  • Bookbinder

  • Coal Miner

  • Grocer


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

Hipkins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Hipkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hipkins 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 938 immigration records available for the last name Hipkins. 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 Hipkins. For the veterans among your Hipkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hipkins Life Expectancy

What is the average Hipkins lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hipkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hipkins in 1958 was 50, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hipkins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hipkins 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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