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Purple Family History

Purple Name Meaning
Probably a translation of Italian Purpura.

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

28,877 Historical Documents with Purple on Ancestry
5,077 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,995 Military Records
127 Immigration Records
3,513 Census and Voter Lists
18,165 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Purple Families

  • Number of Purple families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Purple last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Purple census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Purple Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry. You can find out where the majority of the Purple families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Purple Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Purple families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to emigration records dating from that era.

Emigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Purple Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Purple census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Purple ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Purple

Did the Purples fight in a war? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation and even physical descriptions.

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