Tapley Family History

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Tapley Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from Tapeley in Devon, which Ekwall derives from Old English tæppa ‘peg’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’, i.e. ‘wood where pegs are obtained’.

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


Similar surnames: Stapley, Apley, Tarpley, Hanley, Manley, Marley, Hatley, Tilley

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Tapley Family Origin

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Tapley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Laundress

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tapley family was Laundress. The most common Tapley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Tapley's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tapley.

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Tapley Historical Records

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Tapley Life Expectancy

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