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Appleby Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, and Cumbria, named from Old English æppel ‘apple’ or Old Norse epli + Old Norse býr ‘farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Umpleby, Apley, Apple, Appleton, Ansley, Ripley, Ashley, Paley

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Appleby Family Origin

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Appleby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Appleby family was Carpenter. The most common Appleby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Appleby's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Appleby.

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Appleby Historical Records

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Appleby Life Expectancy

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