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Tulp Family History

Tulp Name Meaning

Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of tulips, Low German tulp.

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


Similar surnames: Fulp, Tulk, Puls, Topp, Tull, Kulp, Tulip, Culp, Turk, Sult

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Where is the Tulp family from?

You can see how Tulp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tulp family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Tulp families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 18 Tulp families living in Illinois. This was about 34% of all the recorded Tulp's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Tulp families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tulp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tulp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tulp. 29% of Tulp men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Tulp women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tulp were Farmer and Housekeeper.

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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
    29%
  • Boiler Maker
    15%
  • Carpender
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    43%
  • Maid
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tulp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tulp 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 392 immigration records available for the last name Tulp. 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 302 military records available for the last name Tulp. For the veterans among your Tulp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tulp lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Tulp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Tulp in 1955 was 50, and 72 in 2003.

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