Zipkin Family History

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Zipkin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female name Tsipke, a pet form of the Biblical name Zipporah, meaning ‘bird’ (Exodus 2:21).

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


Similar surnames: Lipkin, Mirkin, Itkin, Dinkin, Witkin, Simkin, Rifkin, Riskin, Sirkin

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Zipkin Family Origin

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Zipkin Family Occupations

What did your Zipkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zipkin. 24% of Zipkin men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Zipkin women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zipkin were Laborer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    24%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Operator
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%

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

Zipkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zipkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zipkin 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 597 immigration records available for the last name Zipkin. 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 173 military records available for the last name Zipkin. For the veterans among your Zipkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zipkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Zipkin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zipkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zipkin in 1962 was 63, and 92 in 2004.

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