Appling Family History

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Appling Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Abel, which was a popular Middle English personal name. Compare Aplin.

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

Similar surnames: Ayling, Camplin, Arling, Burling, Emling, Pring, Balling, Apling

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Appling Family Origin

Where is the Appling family from?

Appling Family Occupations

What did your Appling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Appling occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 33% of Appling's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Appling family was General Porter. Agricultural Labourer and Gardener (ND) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Appling.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Gardener (ND)

  • General Porter


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

Appling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Appling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Appling 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 387 immigration records available for the last name Appling. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Appling. For the veterans among your Appling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Appling Life Expectancy

What is the average Appling lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Appling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Appling in 1947 was 35, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Appling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Appling 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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