Hoop Name Meaning

Dutch (de Hoop): metonymic occupational name for a cooper, from Middle Dutch houp ‘hoop’. Dutch (van (der) Hoop): habitational name from De Hoop in Gelderland or Hoop in Overijssel, or Ter Hope in Gistel, West Flanders (Belgium). North German: topographic name for someone who lived on a raised piece of land in a bog, hop, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Hook, Hood, Hopp, Hoos, Shoop, Coop, Hoog, Hoo, Hoch, Hoof

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Hoop Family Origin

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Hoop Family Occupations

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  • Carrier

    25%
  • Farm Bailiff

    25%
  • Farm Labr

    25%
  • Labourer Ironworks

    25%

In 1881, Carrier, Farm Bailiff and Farm Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoop. A less common occupation for the Hoop family was Labourer Ironworks. The most common Hoop occupation in the UK was Carrier. 25% of Hoop's were Carriers.

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Hoop Historical Records

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Hoop Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Hoop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Hoop in 1961 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoop

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