Simpler Family History

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Simpler Name Meaning

probably an altered form of German Simperl or Semperl, from a short form of the Germanic personal name Sintperht, composed of sind ‘journey’ + berht ‘bright’.

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


Similar surnames: Semper, Simmer, Simler, Sigler, Kimler, Wampler, Zimpfer, Sisler

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Simpler Family Origin

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Simpler Family Occupations

What did your Simpler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Coal Filler Below H W and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Simpler. 50% of Simpler men worked as a Colliery Coal Filler Below H W and 29% of Simpler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Simpler were Colliery Haulage Hand Below and Housemaid Paid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Coal Filler Below H W
    50%
  • Colliery Haulage Hand Below
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    29%
  • Bookkeeper clerk In Retail Ladies Tailor outfitter
    15%
  • Dressmaker
    15%
  • Housemaid Paid Domestic Duties
    15%

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

Simpler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Simpler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simpler 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 281 immigration records available for the last name Simpler. 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 984 military records available for the last name Simpler. For the veterans among your Simpler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Simpler Life Expectancy

What is the average Simpler lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Simpler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Simpler in 1963 was 65, and 90 in 2004.

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