Terp Name Meaning

possibly a habitational name from a place in Brandenburg or Schleswig-Holstein. perhaps a nickname for a patient person, from Czech trepeti ‘to tolerate’.

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

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Terp Family Origin

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Terp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Cigar Maker

    33%

In 1880, Farmer and Cigar Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Terp. The most common Terp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Terp's were Farmers.

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Terp Historical Records

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Terp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1967 and 2004, Terp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Terp in 1967 was 77, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Terp

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