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Origins of the Ip surname

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About the Ips

We have a total number of 102 records for people with the last name Ip.

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Where do most Ips live?

In 1921, most Ips lived in Northern Ireland.

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Interesting facts about Ips

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 4 records for the Ip surname. The oldest one dates back to 1918.

Who were Ips most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Ips.

What are the most common Ip first names?

  • Kwan
  • David
  • Caroline
  • Mary

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Ip family members

Common jobs for Ips

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Ips in 1921
Custom House Employer


Common Male occupations for Ips in 1921
J P Australian Merchant




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