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

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Lapsley Family Origin

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Lapsley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, the most common Lapsley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Lapsley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lapsley. A less common occupation for the Lapsley family was Farming.

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Lapsley Historical Records

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Lapsley Life Expectancy

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