Lapsley Family History

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Lapsley Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name, in part possibly from Lapley in Staffordshire, so named from Old English læppa ‘end of a parish’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’, although the frequency of the surname in Scotland suggests another, unidentified source may also be involved.

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

Similar surnames: Ansley, Wansley, Causley, Tansley, Apsey, Apley, Lashley, Gateley

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Lapsley Family Origin

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Lapsley Family Occupations

What did your Lapsley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lapsley. 23% of Lapsley men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Lapsley women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lapsley were Truck Driver and Teaching

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Teaching

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lapsley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Lapsley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lapsley 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lapsley. 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 Lapsley. For the veterans among your Lapsley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lapsley Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lapsley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lapsley in 1953 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

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