Sarpy Family History

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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

What did your Sarpy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Sarpy family was Dr..

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Planter

    17%
  • Clerk In Store

    8%
  • Dr.

    8%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Sarpy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sarpy Life Expectancy

What is the average Sarpy lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sarpy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sarpy 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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