Tarpey Family History

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Tarpey Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht and Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tarpaigh ‘descendant of Tarpach’, a byname originally denoting a sturdy person.

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


Similar surnames: Torpey, Carney, Torpy, Harley, Carey, Harvey, Harney, Carley, Karney

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Tarpey Family Origin

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Tarpey Family Occupations

What did your Tarpey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Tarpey occupation in the UK was Labourer. 10% of Tarpey's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Tarpey family was Farm Labourer. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Bricklayers Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tarpey.

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  • Labourer

    10%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    7%
  • Farm Labourer

    7%

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

Tarpey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tarpey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tarpey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Tarpey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tarpey. For the veterans among your Tarpey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tarpey Life Expectancy

What is the average Tarpey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Tarpey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Tarpey in 1944 was 25, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tarpey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tarpey 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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