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Scripture Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a clerk or scribe, from Latin scriptor ‘writer’, ‘clerk’. The name has been altered from its original Latin form through association with the more familiar English word scripture ‘Bible’.

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


Similar surnames: Couture, Cripe, Cropper, Scriver, Scrivener, Scripter, Cristina

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Scripture Family Origin

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Scripture Family Occupations

What did your Scripture ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scripture. The most common Scripture occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Scripture's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Scripture family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Scripture ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Scripture Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scripture. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scripture 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 Scripture. 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 Scripture. For the veterans among your Scripture ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scripture Life Expectancy

What is the average Scripture lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Scripture life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Scripture in 1962 was 75, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scripture

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scripture 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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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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