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Semple Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: nickname from Middle English, Old French simple ‘simple’, ‘straightforward’, ‘humble’ (Latin simplus).

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


Similar surnames: Temple, Hemple, Selle, Staple, Serpe, Empie, Kemble, Sample, Searle

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Semple Family Origin

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Semple Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • House Keeper

    2%
  • Wool Weaver

    2%

In 1881, the most common Semple occupation in the UK was Farmer. 12% of Semple's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Semple. A less common occupation for the Semple family was Wool Weaver.

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Semple Historical Records

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Semple Life Expectancy

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