Sharpley Family History

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Sharpley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called, for example in Northumberland.

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


Similar surnames: Sharples, Shipley, Shirley, Hartley, Shapley, Marley, Harley, Shatley

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Sharpley Family Origin

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Sharpley Family Occupations

What did your Sharpley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dyers Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sharpley. 22% of Sharpley men worked as a Dyers Labourer and 72% of Sharpley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sharpley were Retired and Shorthand Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dyers Labourer
    22%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Commercial Traveller
    11%
  • Retired
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Shorthand Typist
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sharpley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Sharpley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sharpley 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sharpley. 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 Sharpley. For the veterans among your Sharpley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sharpley Life Expectancy

What is the average Sharpley lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Sharpley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Sharpley in 1952 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

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