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Lothrop Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lowthorpe in East Yorkshire named with the Old Norse personal name Logi or Lági + thorp ‘outlying farmstead’.

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

Similar surnames: Lathrop, Northrup, Winthrop, Gawthrop, Throop, Balthrop, Thron, Loth

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Where is the Lothrop family from?

You can see how Lothrop families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lothrop family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lothrop families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 61 Lothrop families living in Massachusetts. This was about 54% of all the recorded Lothrop's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Lothrop families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lothrop surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lothrop ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lothrop. 23% of Lothrop men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Lothrop women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lothrop were Laborer and Housewife. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Manager
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Nurse
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Lothrop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lothrop 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 Lothrop. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Lothrop. For the veterans among your Lothrop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lothrop lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lothrop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Lothrop in 1951 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

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