Strop Family History

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Strop Name Meaning

German: unexplained. possibly an Americanized form of Dutch Stroop, a nickname for a poacher, from a derivative of the verb stropen ‘to raid’, ‘to plunder’.

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


Similar surnames: Strope, Stroop, Strom, Stoop, Troy, Strow, Stroh, Strouf, Stoup

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Strop Family Origin

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Strop Family Occupations

What did your Strop ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brewer and Brick Manufacturer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strop. A less common occupation for the Strop family was Brick Mason. The most common Strop occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Strop's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Brewer

    5%
  • Brick Manufacturer

    5%
  • Brick Mason

    5%

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

Strop Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Strop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strop 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Strop. 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 382 military records available for the last name Strop. For the veterans among your Strop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Strop Life Expectancy

What is the average Strop lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Strop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Strop in 1960 was 33, and 40 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Strop

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Strop 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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