Lipton Family History

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Lipton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lipton in East Allington, Devon, which is probably named from Old English tun ‘settlement’ with an uncertain first element.

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

Similar surnames: Litton, Liston, Linton, Lupton, Tipton, Lifton, Lipson, Winton

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Lipton Family Origin

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Lipton Family Occupations

What did your Lipton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Shipwright, Boilermaker and Bricklayers Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lipton. A less common occupation for the Lipton family was Cotton Broker. The most common Lipton occupation in the UK was Shipwright. 13% of Lipton's were Shipwrights.

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  • Shipwright

  • Boilermaker

  • Bricklayers Labourer

  • Cotton Broker


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

Lipton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Lipton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lipton 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 Lipton. 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 Lipton. For the veterans among your Lipton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lipton Life Expectancy

What is the average Lipton lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Lipton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lipton in 1949 was 38, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lipton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lipton 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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