Strope Family History
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Strope Name Meaning
North German: variant of Stropp, either a metonymic occupational name for a rope maker from the Low German word for rope, or a nickname for a rascal, the sense it has today. 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