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Staple Name Meaning

English: from Middle English stapel ‘post’ (Old English stapol) used either as a topographic name for someone who lived near a boundary post or a habitational name from a place so named such as Staple Fitzpaine (Somerset) or Staple (Kent). English: in North Lancashire a variant of Stable . Americanized form of German Stapel .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Stapler, Stapley, Sale, Slape, Staley, Stile, Stables, Staller

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Where is the Staple family from?

You can see how Staple families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Staple family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Staple families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 19 Staple families living in Ontario. This was about 36% of all the recorded Staple's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Staple families in 1911.
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What did your Staple ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Staple. 100% of Staple men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Staple. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Staple census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Staple. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Staple. For the veterans among your Staple ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Staple lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Staple life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Staple in 1959 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

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