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Walpole Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in Norfolk and Suffolk. The first element of the former is Old English w(e)all ‘wall’, while the first element of the latter is wealh ‘foreigner’, ‘Briton’ (see Wallace); they share the second element Old English pol ‘pool’.

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


Similar surnames: Wampole, Harpole, Walton, Walcott, Wall, Waller, Marple, Maple, Walle

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Walpole Family Origin

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Walpole Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walpole. A less common occupation for the Walpole family was Annuitant. The most common Walpole occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Walpole's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Walpole Historical Records

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Walpole Life Expectancy

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