Staple Family History
Staple Name Meaning
English: from Middle English stapel ‘post’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near a boundary post, or a habitational name from some place named with this word (Old English stapel), as for example Staple in Kent or Staple Fitzpaine in Somerset. Americanized spelling of German Stapel.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press