Lippe Family History

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Lippe Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from the duchy of Lippe, which became an independent state in the 12th century. German: variant of Lipp 3. German: topographic name for someone living on the banks of the Lippe river in Westphalia. German: topographic name (of Slavic origin) for someone who lived among lime trees, from lipa ‘lime’. Compare Lipinski. Jewish (Ashkenazic): Germanized form of Lipe.

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

Similar surnames: Lipper, Lipe, Linde, Lipp, Kipper, Hippe, Happe, Limke, Lampe, Lipke

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Lippe Family Origin

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Lippe Family Occupations

What did your Lippe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lippe occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 25% of Lippe's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Lippe family was Waiter. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Overseer (124 Acres Ray 3 Men) and Minister Of Eslapleched Church & Chaplain Of Infirmory & Aydeen were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lippe.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Overseer (124 Acres Ray 3 Men)

  • Minister Of Eslapleched Church & Chaplain Of Infirmory & Aydeen

  • Waiter


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

Lippe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lippe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lippe 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lippe. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Lippe. For the veterans among your Lippe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lippe Life Expectancy

What is the average Lippe lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lippe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Lippe in 1953 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lippe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lippe 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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