Timpe Family History

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Timpe Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German timpe ‘tip’, ‘point’, hence a topographic name from a field so called or for someone who lived at the far end of a village.

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


Similar surnames: Tipper, Temple, Temme, Tipple, Lampe, Trimpe, Tippen, Tomme, Pipe

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Timpe Family Origin

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Timpe Family Occupations

What did your Timpe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Timpe. 28% of Timpe men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Timpe women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Timpe were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Machinist
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    23%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Timpe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Timpe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Timpe 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 428 immigration records available for the last name Timpe. 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 917 military records available for the last name Timpe. For the veterans among your Timpe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Timpe Life Expectancy

What is the average Timpe lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Timpe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Timpe in 1959 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Timpe 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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