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Taplin Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Tæppa (see Tapp).

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

Similar surnames: Tappin, Maslin, Tomlin, Tippin, Pamplin, Caplin, Valin, Fallin, Galin

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Where is the Taplin family from?

You can see how Taplin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Taplin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Taplin families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 36 Taplin families living in Ontario. This was about 40% of all the recorded Taplin's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Taplin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Taplin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Taplin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Taplin. 30% of Taplin 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
  • Labourer
  • Constable
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Taplin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taplin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Taplin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Taplin. For the veterans among your Taplin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Taplin lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Taplin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Taplin in 1943 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

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