Kropp Family History

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Kropp Name Meaning

German and Dutch: nickname for a person with a conspicuous crop due to goiter, from Middle High German kropf ‘goiter’, Middle Dutch crop ‘crop’, ‘gizzard’, ‘maw’. North German: from Middle Low German krup ‘small farm animals’; possibly a nickname for a small farmer. German: nickname for a person of short stature, a cripple, or a midget, from Middle Low German krop ‘torso’. German: habitational name from a place called Kropp in Schleswig.

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


Similar surnames: Kopp, Kropf, Propp, Knopp, Tropp, Klopp, Kroll, Cropp, Trapp, Krupp

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Kropp Family Origin

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Kropp Family Occupations

What did your Kropp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kropp family was Butcher. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kropp. The most common Kropp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Kropp's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Butcher

    3%

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

Kropp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kropp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kropp 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 Kropp. 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 Kropp. For the veterans among your Kropp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kropp Life Expectancy

What is the average Kropp lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Kropp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kropp in 1941 was 65, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kropp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kropp 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.

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