Lampley Family History

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Lampley Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from Lamplugh in Cumbria, an ancient Celtic name meaning ‘bare valley’, from nant ‘valley’ + bluch ‘bare’.

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

Similar surnames: Rampley, Langley, Rampey, Rapley, Ladley, Lawley, Manley, Hatley

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Lampley Family Origin

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Lampley Family Occupations

What did your Lampley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lampley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Lampley's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lampley. A less common occupation for the Lampley family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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Lampley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lampley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lampley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lampley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lampley. For the veterans among your Lampley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lampley Life Expectancy

What is the average Lampley lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Lampley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Lampley in 1949 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lampley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lampley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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