Lipson Family History

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Lipson Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Libson, a metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Libe, from Yiddish ‘love’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish personal name Lipe (a short form of Lipman). English: patronymic from Lipp 2. English: habitational name from Lipson in Devon, which is possibly named from Old English hliep ‘leap’, ‘steep place’ + stan ‘stone’.

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

Similar surnames: Ipson, Sibson, Lipton, Lipman, Liston, Lipkin, Simpson, Upson, Lifton

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Lipson Family Origin

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Lipson Family Occupations

What did your Lipson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lipson occupation in the UK was ... Nurse. 11% of Lipson's were ... Nurses. ... Nurse, Coast Guard and Draper & Moneylender were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lipson. A less common occupation for the Lipson family was Librarian.

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  • ... Nurse

  • Coast Guard

  • Draper & Moneylender

  • Librarian


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

Lipson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Lipson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lipson 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lipson. 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 Lipson. For the veterans among your Lipson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lipson Life Expectancy

What is the average Lipson lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Lipson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lipson in 1946 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lipson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lipson 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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