Stapley Family History

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Stapley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Stapeley in Cheshire or Stapely in Hampshire, so named from Old English stapol ‘post’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. The reference may have been to a place where timber was got for posts.

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


Similar surnames: Stanley, Tapley, Staple, Shepley, Shipley, Studley, Stapler, Apley

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Stapley Family Origin

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Stapley Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stapley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stapley. The most common Stapley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Stapley's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Stapley family was Labourer.

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Stapley Historical Records

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Stapley Life Expectancy

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