Epley Family History

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Epley Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Epple. English: altered spelling of the habitational name Apley.

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

Similar surnames: Emley, Exley, Eppley, Apley, Eley, Epler, Eavey, Egley, Ealey, Fenley

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Epley Family Origin

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Epley Family Occupations

What did your Epley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Tailor & Postman and Wharf Carman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Epley. A less common occupation for the Epley family was Woollen Weaver. The most common Epley occupation in the UK was Tailor & Postman. 33% of Epley's were Tailor & Postmans.

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  • Tailor & Postman

  • Wharf Carman

  • Woollen Weaver


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

Epley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Epley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Epley 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 479 immigration records available for the last name Epley. 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 Epley. For the veterans among your Epley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Epley Life Expectancy

What is the average Epley lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Epley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Epley in 1946 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Epley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Epley 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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