Shipton Family History

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Shipton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Dorset, Glloucestershire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, and Shropshire, so called from Old English sceap, scip ‘sheep’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Skipton, Hinton, Chilton, Hopton, Whitton, Hilton, Swinton, Shelton

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Shipton Family Origin

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Shipton Family Occupations

What did your Shipton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Shipton family was Farm Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shipton. The most common Shipton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Shipton's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%

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Shipton Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Shipton ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Shipton Life Expectancy

What is the average Shipton lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, Shipton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Shipton in 1955 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

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