Chop Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Tschopp. Ukrainian and Slovak (Cop): nickname from Ukrainian chop, Slovak cop ‘European pike-perch’ (Lucioperca volgensis).

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


Similar surnames: Chopp, Choy, Cap, Coup, Hopp, Chow, Coor, Hop, Coop, Thon

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Chop Family Origin

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Chop Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Cabinet Maker

    20%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Laundry Man

    20%

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In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chop. A less common occupation for the Chop family was Laundry Man. The most common Chop occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Chop's were Farmers.

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Chop Historical Records

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Chop Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Chop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Chop in 1964 was 67, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chop

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