Simpler Family History

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Simpler Name Meaning

probably an altered form of German Simperl or Semperl, from a short form of the Germanic personal name Sintperht, composed of sind ‘journey’ + berht ‘bright’.

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

Similar surnames: Semper, Simmer, Simler, Sigler, Kimler, Wampler, Zimpfer, Sisler

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Simpler Family Origin

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Simpler Family Occupations

What did your Simpler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Simpler family was Keeping House. The most common Simpler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Simpler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Simpler.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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Simpler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Simpler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simpler 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 281 immigration records available for the last name Simpler. 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 984 military records available for the last name Simpler. For the veterans among your Simpler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Simpler Life Expectancy

What is the average Simpler lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Simpler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Simpler in 1963 was 65, and 90 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Simpler 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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