Waldrop Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Waldrop Name Meaning

Variant of English and Scottish Wardrop.

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


Similar surnames: Waldrip, Waldrep, Waldroop, Waldrup, Waldroup, Wardrip, Waltrip

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Waldrop Family Origin

Where is the Waldrop family from?

Waldrop Family Occupations

What did your Waldrop ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waldrop. A less common occupation for the Waldrop family was Farm Laborer. The most common Waldrop occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Waldrop's were Farmers.

View Census data for Waldrop | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    62%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Waldrop Historical Records

What Waldrop family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Waldrop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waldrop census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Waldrop

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Waldrop. 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.

View all Waldrop immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Waldrop. For the veterans among your Waldrop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Waldrop military records

You've only scratched the surface of Waldrop family history.

Waldrop Life Expectancy

What is the average Waldrop lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Waldrop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Waldrop in 1941 was 62, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waldrop

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waldrop 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.

Famous Waldrop Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name