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Hip Family History

Hip Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hipp, Hix, Kip, Hop, Yip, Ip, Ji, Qiu, Han, Li

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Where is the Hip family from?

You can see how Hip families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hip family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hip families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Hip families living in British Columbia. This was about 70% of all the recorded Hip's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Hip families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hip surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hip ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Hip. 50% of Hip men worked as a Labourer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
    50%
  • Logger
    50%
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What Hip family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hip. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hip census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 799 immigration records available for the last name Hip. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Hip. For the veterans among your Hip ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hip lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1994, in the United States, Hip life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hip in 1965 was 70, and 80 in 1994.

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