Sarpy Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps a respelling of the Italian surname Sarpi, a nickname from the goldline (a species of fish).

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


Similar surnames: Karp, Scarpa, Spray, Arey, Starry, Harty, Sarah, Sari, Saxby, Sarro

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Sarpy Family Origin

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Sarpy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Planter

    17%
  • Clerk In Store

    8%
  • Dr.

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sarpy family was Dr.. Farmer, Planter and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sarpy. The most common Sarpy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Sarpy's were Farmers.

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Sarpy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Sarpy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Sarpy in 1962 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sarpy

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