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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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

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Between 1949 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Troup

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