Tarpley Family History

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Tarpley Name Meaning

Possibly a habitational name from Tarporley in Cheshire, recorded in Domesday Book (1086) as Torpelei and in 1281 as Thorperlegh, possibly from an unattested Old English word thorpere ‘peasant’, ‘cottager’ + leah ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Tapley, Carley, Barley, Bartley, Tansley, Farley, Darley, Apley

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Tarpley Family Origin

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Tarpley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Tarpley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Tarpley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tarpley family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tarpley.

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Tarpley Historical Records

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Tarpley Life Expectancy

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