Hoop Family History

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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

What did your Hoop ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Carrier

  • Farm Bailiff

  • Farm Labr

  • Labourer Ironworks


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

Hoop Historical Records

What Hoop family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Hoop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoop census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoop. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Hoop. For the veterans among your Hoop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoop Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoop lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoop

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoop 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.

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