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

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Kropp Family Origin

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Kropp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Butcher

    3%

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

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Kropp Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kropp

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