Lips Family History

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Lips Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a reduced form of the personal name Philips (from Philippus) (see Philip).

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

Similar surnames: Lipps, Lipp, Lipe, Lis, Lins, Lias, Lies, Litt, Luks, Leys

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Lips Family Origin

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Lips Family Occupations

What did your Lips ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lips family was Blacksmith. Carpenter, Farmer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lips. The most common Lips occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 10% of Lips's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Blacksmith


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Lips Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lips Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Lips life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lips in 1945 was 25, and 86 in 2004.

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