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Toop Name Meaning

English: possibly from the Old Norse personal name Tópi, Túpi, a short form of a personal name formed with þórr, name of the Norse god of thunder (see Thor) + a second element with initial b-, for example björn ‘bear’, ‘warrior’. On the other hand, the name is found mainly in Dorset and Devon, which are far from areas of Scandinavian settlement.

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

Similar surnames: Stoop, Koop, Roop, Topp, Troy, Hoop, Torp, Look, Coop, Goos

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Where is the Toop family from?

You can see how Toop families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Toop family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Toop families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Toop families living in Maryland. This was about 60% of all the recorded Toop's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Toop families in 1840.
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What did your Toop ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Toop. 40% of Toop men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Manager
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Toop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toop census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Toop. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Toop. For the veterans among your Toop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Toop lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Toop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Toop in 1959 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

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