Apple Name Meaning

English: from Middle English appel ‘apple’ (Old English æppel), acquired as a surname in any of various senses: a topographic name for someone living by an apple orchard; an occupational name for a grower or seller of apples; or a nickname for someone supposed to resemble an apple in some way, e.g. in having bright red cheeks. The economic importance in medieval northern Europe of apples, as a fruit that could be grown in a cold climate and would keep for use throughout the winter, is hard to appreciate in these days of rapid transportation and year-round availability of fruits of all kind. Americanized form of Appel or Apfel.

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

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Apple Family Origin

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Apple Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Apple occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Apple's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Apple. A less common occupation for the Apple family was Farming.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Apple life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Apple in 1940 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Apple

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