Tarpley Family History

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Tarpley Name Meaning

Possibly a habitational name from Tarporley in Cheshire, recorded in Domesday Book (1086) as Torpelei and in 1281 as Thorperlegh, possibly from an unattested Old English word thorpere ‘peasant’, ‘cottager’ + leah ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Tapley, Carley, Barley, Bartley, Tansley, Farley, Darley, Apley

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Tarpley Family Origin

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Tarpley Family Occupations

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  • Agricl Labourer

    20%
  • Agrl Labourer

    20%
  • Baker & Grocer

    20%
  • Farm Labourer

    20%

In 1881, Agricl Labourer, Agrl Labourer and Baker & Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tarpley. The most common Tarpley occupation in the UK was Agricl Labourer. 20% of Tarpley's were Agricl Labourers. A less common occupation for the Tarpley family was Farm Labourer.

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Tarpley Historical Records

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Tarpley Life Expectancy

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