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Purple Family History

Purple Name Meaning
Probably a translation of Italian Purpura.

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

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4,925 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,918 Military Records
127 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Purple Families

  • Number of Purple families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Purple families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Purple last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Purple census records

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Purple Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Purple families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Purple Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Purple families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Purple

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Purple Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Purple census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Purple ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Purple Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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