Cropley Family History

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Cropley Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): habitational name from Cropley Grove in Suffolk, which is probably named from Old English cropp ‘swelling’, ‘mound’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. Probably an Americanized spelling of Swiss German Kroppli, a variant of Kropf.

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


Similar surnames: Copley, Coley, Chipley, Corley, Comley, Crawley, Chorley, Crossley

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Cropley Family Origin

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Cropley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Shepherd

    4%

In 1881, the most common Cropley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Cropley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cropley family was Shepherd. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cropley.

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Cropley Historical Records

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Cropley Life Expectancy

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