Supple Family History

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Supple Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): from a Norman topographic name, de la Chapelle, which was taken to Ireland in the 12th century, where it became well established in the counties of Limerick and Cork. German (Süpple): metonymic occupational name for a cook, from Middle High German suppe(lin) ‘soup’, ‘stock’, ‘meal’.

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

Similar surnames: Puppe, Gipple, Staple, Copple, Apple, Pyle, Sipple, Tipple, Dupler

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Supple Family Origin

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Supple Family Occupations

What did your Supple ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Supple family was Genl Labourer. (Lea Gds Mkr) Journeyman Jewel Case Maker, Cork Sorter and Dock Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Supple. The most common Supple occupation in the UK was (Lea Gds Mkr) Journeyman Jewel Case Maker. 13% of Supple's were (Lea Gds Mkr) Journeyman Jewel Case Makers.

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  • (Lea Gds Mkr) Journeyman Jewel Case Maker

  • Cork Sorter

  • Dock Lab

  • Genl Labourer


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

Supple Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Supple. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Supple 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Supple. 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 Supple. For the veterans among your Supple ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Supple Life Expectancy

What is the average Supple lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Supple life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Supple in 1950 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Supple

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Supple 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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