Appleby Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Appleby Name Meaning: Occupational for someone who lived or cared for an 'apple orchard'. Also locational for various places named with 'apall'.

The name was first recorded during the 12th century,with the first recorded spelling being that of 'Vlf De Appelbi',dated 1163.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Appleby Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Appleby family

Profession Census Frequency
Female Servant 118
Agricultural Labourer 100
Independent 65
Farmer 43
Male Servant 37
Labourer 33
Shoe Maker 17
Ag Labourer 17
Apprentice 16
Tailor 15
Dress Maker 14
Nailor 13
Independant 12
Ag Lab 11
Joiner 10
Butcher 9
Coal Miner 9
Lab 9
Lock Smith 9
Gardener 8
Grocer 7
Carpenter 7
Weaver 7
Publican 7
Lock Maker 7

Appleby Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Appleby 100% 37,077
2 Appelby 71% 1,170
3 Uppleby 86% 235
4 Appliby 86% 165
5 Applebey 88% 130

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The surname Appleby is the most popular version of all its varients

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