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Lipkin Family History

Lipkin Surname Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): patronymic or metronymic from the personal name Lipka (see Lipka 2 and 3 respectively). It is formed with the Slavic possessive suffix -in.

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

Similar surnames: Simkin, Itkin, Zipkin, Lipka, Lakin, Witkin, Lipson, Laskin, Rifkin

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Where is the Lipkin family from?

You can see how Lipkin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lipkin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lipkin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 14 Lipkin families living in Lancashire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Lipkin's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Lipkin families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lipkin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lipkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dental Surgeon and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Lipkin. 100% of Lipkin men worked as a Dental Surgeon and 87% of Lipkin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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

  • Dental Surgeon

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Buttonhole Hand
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lipkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lipkin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lipkin. 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 694 military records available for the last name Lipkin. For the veterans among your Lipkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lipkin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lipkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lipkin in 1958 was 43, and 86 in 2004.

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