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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

What did your Drop ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Drop ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Drop Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Drop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drop census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Drop. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Drop. For the veterans among your Drop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drop Life Expectancy

What is the average Drop lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drop

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drop ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Drop Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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