Tripoli Family History

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Tripoli Name Meaning

Italian and Greek (Tripolis, Tripolitakis): habitational name from any of various cities called Tripoli, a place name of Greek origin meaning ‘triple city’. In particular, there is a place so named in North Africa (Libya), another in Lebanon, and another in the Peloponnese (capital of Arcadia).

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


Similar surnames: Tripodi, Tripi, Napoli, Triolo, Troccoli, Ripoll, Priolo, Campoli

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Tripoli Family Origin

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Tripoli Family Occupations

What did your Tripoli ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tripoli. 37% of Tripoli men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Tripoli women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tripoli were Clerk and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    18%
  • Operator
    18%
  • New Worker
    18%
  • Seamstress
    15%

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

Tripoli Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tripoli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tripoli 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 992 immigration records available for the last name Tripoli. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Tripoli. For the veterans among your Tripoli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tripoli Life Expectancy

What is the average Tripoli lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Tripoli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Tripoli in 1958 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

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