Troup Family History

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Troup Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in the parish of Gamrie, near Banff. The place is situated on a headland affording some sheltered anchorage, and is said to get its name from Middle English true hope; however, when first recorded in 1296 it already appears as Trup, so it is more likely to be of the same origin as Thorpe. English: variant of Throop.

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

Similar surnames: Tromp, Trout, Troop, Tropp, Troy, Troupe, Troia, Trapp, Topp, Group

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Troup Family Origin

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Troup Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Troup family was Laborer. The most common Troup occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Troup's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Troup.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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Troup Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Troup. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Troup 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 Troup. 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 Troup. For the veterans among your Troup ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Troup Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Troup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Troup in 1949 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

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