Roup Family History

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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

What did your Roup ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Roup. 22% of Roup men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Roup women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roup were Section Foreman and Dolpher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Section Foreman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • House Work
  • Beauty
  • Dolpher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Roup Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Roup. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roup 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 168 immigration records available for the last name Roup. 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 Roup. For the veterans among your Roup ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roup Life Expectancy

What is the average Roup lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roup

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roup 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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