Lipe Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Leipe, a habitational name from places named Leipe, Leippe, and Leipa, all in eastern Germany. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Lipe, a short form of Lipman. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): Yiddishized or Germanized form of Lipa 2 or 3.

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

Similar surnames: Lipa, Lippe, Lipp, Lie, Lind, Pipe, Lier, Lips, Lien, Kipe

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Lipe Family Origin

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Lipe Family Occupations

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

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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In 1880, the most common Lipe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Lipe's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lipe. A less common occupation for the Lipe family was Laborer.

Source: Census data for Lipe | Data not to scale

Lipe Historical Records

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Lipe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Lipe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lipe in 1957 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lipe

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