Delp Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin. Possibly a southern nickname for a clumsy person, from Middle High German talpe, tape ‘paw’. Alternatively it may be a northern topographic name for someone living by a ditch, Middle Low German delf (frequently an element in compound field names in swampy terrain). A third possibility is that it is from an old personal name, cognate with Anglo-Saxon deal ‘proud’, ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Dell, Deep, Delph, Depp, Delo, Welp, Kell, Dean, Belt, Mele

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Delp Family Origin

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Delp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Retired Farmer

    2%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Delp family was Retired Farmer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Delp. The most common Delp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Delp's were Farmers.

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Delp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Delp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Delp in 1954 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Delp

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