Shipley Family History

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Shipley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Northumberland, Shropshire, Sussex, and West Yorkshire, so called from Old English sceap, scip ‘sheep’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Shirley, Shepley, Chipley, Shelley, Shippey, Ripley, Shippen, Smitley

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Shipley Family Origin

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Shipley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shipley family was Carpenter. The most common Shipley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Shipley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shipley.

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Shipley Historical Records

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Shipley Life Expectancy

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