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Throop Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Throop in Hampshire, Throope in Wiltshire, Thrup in Oxfordshire, or places called Thrupp in Berkshire, Gloucestershire, and Northamptonshire, probably named from Old English þrop ‘hamlet’, ‘village’, or the Old Norse cognate þorp. Compare Thorpe.

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


Similar surnames: Stoop, Troup, Thron, Topp, Torp, Lothrop, Toop, Troop, Hoo, Tarbox

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Throop Family Origin

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Throop Family Occupations

What did your Throop ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Throop occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Throop's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Throop family was Druggist. Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Throop.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Druggist

    3%

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

Throop Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Throop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Throop census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Throop. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Throop. For the veterans among your Throop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Throop Life Expectancy

What is the average Throop lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Throop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Throop in 1944 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Throop

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Throop ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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