Thorpe Family History

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Thorpe Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in England named with Old Norse þorp ‘hamlet’, ‘village’ or the Old English cognate þrop.

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


Similar surnames: Thorn, Hope, Torp, Thorley, Shore, Thor, Thore, Torre, Horne, Thorup

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Thorpe Family Origin

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Thorpe Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Thorpe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Thorpe's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thorpe. A less common occupation for the Thorpe family was Farm Laborer.

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Thorpe Historical Records

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Thorpe Life Expectancy

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