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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeps House

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, 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. Farmer, Laborer and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Torpy.

Source: Census data for Torpy | Data not to scale

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Torpy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Torpy

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