Strimple Family History

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Strimple Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Strümpel, a nickname for a dejected person, from Low German strümpel; or perhaps from Middle Low Germanstrumpelen ‘to falter’, hence a nickname for a disabled person.

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

Similar surnames: Strope, Stremel, Tipple, Strine, Strumpf, Tritle, Staple, Trinkle

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Strimple Family Origin

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Strimple Family Occupations

What did your Strimple ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Strimple occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Strimple's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strimple. A less common occupation for the Strimple family was Blacksmith Helper.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith Helper


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

Strimple Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Strimple. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strimple 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 47 immigration records available for the last name Strimple. 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 390 military records available for the last name Strimple. For the veterans among your Strimple ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Strimple Life Expectancy

What is the average Strimple lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Strimple life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Strimple in 1956 was 32, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Strimple

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