Roop Name Meaning

Dutch: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Robrecht. Altered spelling of German Rupp. English: variant spelling of Roope.

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


Similar surnames: Rook, Roof, Roos, Roup, Ropp, Toop, Boop, Koop, Sooy, Ripp

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Roop Family Origin

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Roop Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roop family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roop. The most common Roop occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Roop's were Farmers.

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Roop Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Roop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Roop in 1945 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roop

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