Mapley Family History

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Mapley Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Rapley, Apley, Tapley, Capley, Halley, Bailey, Manley, Hanley, Barley

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Mapley Family Origin

Where is the Mapley family from?

Mapley Family Occupations

What did your Mapley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mapley occupation in the UK was Labourer. 15% of Mapley's were Labourers. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mapley. A less common occupation for the Mapley family was Ag Lab Shepherd.

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  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Ag Lab Shepherd


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

Mapley Historical Records

What Mapley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mapley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mapley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Mapley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mapley. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mapley. For the veterans among your Mapley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mapley Life Expectancy

What is the average Mapley lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2004, in the United States, Mapley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mapley in 1969 was 93, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mapley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mapley 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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