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Hipkins Family History

Hipkins Surname Meaning

English: variant of Hipkin from a diminutive of the Middle English personal name Hippe a form of Hibb (see Hebb ) with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Hopkins, Dopkins, Hawkins, Higgins, Lipkin, Filkins, Hocking, Itkin

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Where is the Hipkins family from?

You can see how Hipkins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hipkins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hipkins families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 167 Hipkins families living in Staffordshire. This was about 31% of all the recorded Hipkins's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Hipkins families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hipkins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hipkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bus Conductor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hipkins. 20% of Hipkins men worked as a Bus Conductor and 72% of Hipkins women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hipkins were Motor Driver and Unpaid Domestic Dut. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bus Conductor
    20%
  • Painter decorator
    15%
  • Sheet Metal Worker
    10%
  • Motor Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Private Means
    7%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    3%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Hipkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hipkins 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 938 immigration records available for the last name Hipkins. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hipkins. For the veterans among your Hipkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hipkins lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hipkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hipkins in 1958 was 50, and 65 in 2004.

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