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

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  • Labourer

    10%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    7%
  • Farm Labourer

    7%

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

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Tarpey Historical Records

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Tarpey Life Expectancy

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