Roup Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch roep, roup ‘crying’, ‘shouting’, hence perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a town crier. Altered spelling of German Raup or Rupp.

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


Similar surnames: Roop, Ropp, Roupp, Roupe, Rous, Rock, Group, Rout, Tromp, Coup

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Roup Family Origin

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Roup Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Engineer

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roup. A less common occupation for the Roup family was Engineer. The most common Roup occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Roup's were Farmers.

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Roup Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Roup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Roup in 1963 was 76, and 60 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roup

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