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Hoops Family History

Hoops Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Hoop 1. North German: variant of Hoop 3.

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

Similar surnames: Hoop, Hoopes, Hoppe, Hop, Hoefs, Booms, Koops, Hoock, Shoop, Moors

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Where is the Hoops family from?

You can see how Hoops families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoops family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hoops families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 20 Hoops families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 35% of all the recorded Hoops's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hoops families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoops surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoops ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoops. 25% of Hoops men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Hoops women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoops were Clerk and Stenographer.

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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
  • Laborer
  • Mechanic
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Waitress
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Hoops. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoops 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 Hoops. 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 Hoops. For the veterans among your Hoops ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoops lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hoops life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hoops in 1944 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

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