Thorp Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Thorpe. Scandinavian: variant of Torp.

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

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Thorp Family Origin

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Thorp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thorp. A less common occupation for the Thorp family was Carpenter. The most common Thorp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Thorp's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Thorp | Data not to scale

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Thorp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Thorp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Thorp in 1950 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thorp

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