Shapley Family History

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Shapley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Shapley in Chagford, Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Shatley, Shipley, Shepley, Stapley, Sharpley, Chipley, Tapley, Hanley

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Shapley Family Origin

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Shapley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

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Shapley Historical Records

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Shapley Life Expectancy

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