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Simple Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Sample, Simpler, Fimple, Semple, Sipple, Gimple, Siple, Kimple

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Simple Family Origin

Where is the Simple family from?

Simple Family Occupations

What did your Simple ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Haulage Man (abo and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Simple. 17% of Simple men worked as a Colliery Haulage Man (abo and 50% of Simple women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Simple were Electrical Engineers Fitter and Housemaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Haulage Man (abo
    17%
  • Confection Shopkeeper Cake Sugar Confection Manufacturer
    17%
  • Draper clothier Own Account
    17%
  • Electrical Engineers Fitter
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Chemist Assistant
    10%
  • Confectionery Shop Managerss
    10%
  • Housemaid
    10%

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

Simple Historical Records

What Simple family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Simple. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simple 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 982 immigration records available for the last name Simple. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Simple. For the veterans among your Simple ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Simple Life Expectancy

What is the average Simple lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2001, in the United States, Simple life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Simple in 1969 was 77, and 59 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Simple

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Simple 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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