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Terpstra Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name denoting someone who lived on a terp, a prehistoric man-made mound built on lowlying land as a habitation site.

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

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Terpstra Family Origin

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Terpstra Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Keep House

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%

In 1880, Farmer and Keep House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Terpstra. A less common occupation for the Terpstra family was Keeping House. The most common Terpstra occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Terpstra's were Farmers.

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Terpstra Historical Records

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Terpstra Life Expectancy

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