Purple Family History

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Purple Name Meaning

Probably a translation of Italian Purpura.

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


Similar surnames: Pulli, Hurdle, Kurle, Pepple, Pursley, Burpee, Pirone, Purtee, Pyrtle

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Purple Family Origin

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Purple Family Occupations

What did your Purple ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Drover were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purple. A less common occupation for the Purple family was Farmer. The most common Purple occupation in the UK was Labourer. 38% of Purple's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    38%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Drover

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

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

Purple Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Purple. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Purple 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Purple. 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 Purple. For the veterans among your Purple ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Purple Life Expectancy

What is the average Purple lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Purple life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Purple in 1948 was 40, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Purple

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Purple 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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