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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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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Commis

    11%
  • Framer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Walpole family was Laborer. The most common Walpole occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Walpole's were Farmers. Farmer, Commis and Framer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walpole.

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Walpole Life Expectancy

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