Yip Name Meaning

Chinese : Cantonese variant of Ye.

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

Similar surnames: Ip, Yiu, Yap, Yep, Yim, Yaw, Yau, Lin, Yi, Yin

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Yip Family Origin

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Yip Family Occupations

What did your Yip ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Yip family was Works In Cigar Factory. The most common Yip occupation in the USA was Barber. 25% of Yip's were Barbers. Barber, Farmer and Opium Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yip.

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  • Barber

  • Farmer

  • Opium Merchant

  • Works In Cigar Factory


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Yip Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Yip. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yip 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

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Draft Card

There are 506 military records available for the last name Yip. For the veterans among your Yip ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yip Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Yip life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Yip in 1958 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

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