Drop Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch drope ‘dropsy’, ‘gout’.

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


Similar surnames: Top, Kropp, Drost, Deroy, Trow, Cropp, Tropp, Propp, Strop, Drew

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Drop Family Origin

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Drop Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%

In 1880, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Drop. A less common occupation for the Drop family was Farmer. The most common Drop occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Drop's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Drop | Data not to scale

Drop Historical Records

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Drop Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Drop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Drop in 1940 was 41, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drop

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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