Roope Family History

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Roope Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of rope, Middle English rop (see Roper 1).

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

Similar surnames: Roper, Boone, Cooper, Roop, Rook, Roup, Hope, Loose, Rouse, Rome

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Roope Family Origin

Where is the Roope family from?

Roope Family Occupations

What did your Roope ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roope family was Works On Farm. Farmer, Keeping House and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roope. The most common Roope occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Roope's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Teamster

  • Works On Farm


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

Roope Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Roope. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roope 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 511 immigration records available for the last name Roope. 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 672 military records available for the last name Roope. For the veterans among your Roope ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roope Life Expectancy

What is the average Roope lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Roope life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Roope in 1952 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roope

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roope 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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