Maple Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a maple tree, Middle English mapel (Old English mapul). French: from Latin mapula, a diminutive of mappa ‘piece of cloth’, ‘napkin’, presumably a metonymic occupational name for a cloth merchant or a weaver.

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


Similar surnames: Male, Staple, Happe, Marple, Malle, Manley, Mele, Halle, Baile, Cale

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Maple Family Origin

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Maple Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farm Lab

    2%

In 1881, the most common Maple occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Maple's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Maple family was Farm Lab. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maple.

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Maple Historical Records

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Maple Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Maple life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Maple in 1945 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maple

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