Simpley Family History

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Simpley 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: Simpler, Sampley, Sibley, Sisley, Shipley, Stapley, Smiley, Wimbley

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Simpley Family Origin

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Simpley Family Occupations

What did your Simpley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Photometalograpae (phot Litho Novographic and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Simpley.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Photometalograpae (phot Litho Novographic

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housewife

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

Simpley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 43 census records available for the last name Simpley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simpley 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Simpley. 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 6 military records available for the last name Simpley. For the veterans among your Simpley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Simpley Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Simpley 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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