Torpey Family History

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Torpey Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tarpaigh (see Tarpey).

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

Similar surnames: Torpy, Tarpey, Torney, Tormey, Dorney, Toohey, Toomey, Towey, Morey

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Torpey Family Origin

Where is the Torpey family from?

Torpey Family Occupations

What did your Torpey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Permanent Way and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Torpey. 94% of Torpey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Permanent Way

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Torpey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Torpey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Torpey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Torpey. 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 Torpey. For the veterans among your Torpey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Torpey Life Expectancy

What is the average Torpey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Torpey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Torpey in 1944 was 30, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Torpey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Torpey 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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