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Stapleton Family History

Stapleton Name Meaning
Irish, of English origin: habitational name from any of various places in England, for example in Cumbria, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Shropshire, Somerset, and North Yorkshire, so named from Old English stapol ‘post’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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170,245 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
17,091 Military Records
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127,184 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Stapleton Families

  • Number of Stapleton families
     131 - 259
     44 - 130
     1 - 43
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Stapleton families
     317 - 632
     106 - 316
     1 - 105
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Stapleton families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Stapleton Family Origin

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Stapleton Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Stapleton

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Stapleton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Stapleton census records

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Stapleton Civil War Service Records

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