Shoup Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Schoup, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of ladles, from Middle Dutch schoepe, schope, schuep ‘ladle’.

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

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Shoup Family Origin

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Shoup Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shoup family was Farm Laborer. The most common Shoup occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Shoup's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shoup.

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Shoup Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Shoup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Shoup in 1949 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shoup

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