Torpy Family History

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Torpy Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tarpaigh (see Tarpey).

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

Similar surnames: Torpey, Tarpey, Torney, Toran, Troy, Tarpy, Terry, Towey, Toney

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Torpy Family Origin

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Torpy Family Occupations

What did your Torpy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Torpy. A less common occupation for the Torpy family was Keeping House. The most common Torpy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Torpy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeps House

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Torpy ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Torpy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Torpy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Torpy 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Torpy. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Torpy. For the veterans among your Torpy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Torpy Life Expectancy

What is the average Torpy lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Torpy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Torpy in 1954 was 69, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Torpy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Torpy 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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