Kip Name Meaning

Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a basketmaker, from Middle Dutch kiepe ‘basket’, ‘pannier’.

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


Similar surnames: Kin, Kok, Keip, Kapp, Kipp, Klipp, Kidd, Cap, Kitz, Mis

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Kip Family Origin

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Kip Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Lawyer

    5%
  • Agent, Fire Ins.

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kip. The most common Kip occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Kip's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kip family was Agent, Fire Ins..

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Kip Historical Records

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Kip Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Kip life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kip in 1952 was 29, and 98 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kip

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