Shapley Family History

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Shapley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Shapley in Chagford, Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Shatley, Shipley, Shepley, Stapley, Sharpley, Chipley, Tapley, Hanley

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Shapley Family Origin

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Shapley Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Coal Merchant

    4%
  • Confectioner

    4%
  • Grocer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Shapley family was Grocer. Carpenter, Coal Merchant and Confectioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shapley. The most common Shapley occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 15% of Shapley's were Carpenters.

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Shapley Historical Records

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Shapley Life Expectancy

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