Torp Name Meaning

Scandinavian: habitational name from a place named with the word torp, from Old Norse þorp ‘farm’. (In Norway there are 35 places so named.)

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

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Torp Family Origin

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Torp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Drayman

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

In 1880, Farmer, Drayman and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Torp. A less common occupation for the Torp family was Laborer. The most common Torp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Torp's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Torp | Data not to scale

Torp Historical Records

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Torp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Torp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Torp in 1949 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Torp

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