Shoop Family History

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Shoop Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of North German and Dutch Schoop, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of ladles, from Middle Low German schope, Middle Dutch schoepe, schope, schuep ‘ladle’; in numerous cases, however, for German Schupp.

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

Similar surnames: Shoup, Stoop, Schoop, Hoop, Schopp, Hoog, Spoor, Stopp, Sopp, Hood

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Shoop Family Origin

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Shoop Family Occupations

What did your Shoop ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shoop. The most common Shoop occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Shoop's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shoop family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Shoop Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Shoop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shoop 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 885 immigration records available for the last name Shoop. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Shoop. For the veterans among your Shoop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shoop Life Expectancy

What is the average Shoop lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Shoop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Shoop in 1944 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shoop

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shoop 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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