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Lipham Family History

Lipham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place possibly in southwestern England.

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


Similar surnames: Lapham, Higham, Gorham, Ludlam, Latham, Isham, Pinkham, Winham

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Where is the Lipham family from?

You can see how Lipham families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lipham family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lipham families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 11 Lipham families living in Lancashire. This was about 65% of all the recorded Lipham's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Lipham families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lipham surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lipham ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lipham. 33% of Lipham men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Lipham women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lipham were Proprietor and New Worker. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    28%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Proprietor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    43%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
  • New Worker
    29%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lipham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lipham 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 182 immigration records available for the last name Lipham. 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 650 military records available for the last name Lipham. For the veterans among your Lipham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lipham lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lipham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Lipham in 1953 was 29, and 83 in 2004.

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