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Chipley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Chipley, in Somerset and Devon, or from Chipley Abbey in Suffolk, each having as the second element Old English leah ‘woodland clearing’. In the case of Chipley, Somerset, the first element was probably the Old English personal name Cippa, while Chipley in Devon is named with Old English ceap ‘price’, ‘purchase’, and the Suffolk place name derives from Old English cipp ‘log’.

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


Similar surnames: Shipley, Chesley, Chumley, Copley, Cropley, Huxley, Shepley, Chorley

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Chipley Family Origin

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Chipley Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Chipley occupation in Canada was Laborer. 100% of Chipley's were Laborers.

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