Tropp Family History

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Tropp Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a simpleton, Middle Low German trop. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place in Silesia called Troppau in German (formerly part of Austria-Hungary).

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

Similar surnames: Kropp, Propp, Topp, Trapp, Kopp, Repp, Tromp, Tripp, Tropf, Cropp

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Tropp Family Origin

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Tropp Family Occupations

What did your Tropp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tropp family was Dry Goods. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tropp. The most common Tropp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Tropp's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Dry Goods


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

Tropp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Tropp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tropp 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tropp. 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 783 military records available for the last name Tropp. For the veterans among your Tropp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tropp Life Expectancy

What is the average Tropp lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Tropp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Tropp in 1953 was 64, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tropp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tropp 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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