Strope Family History

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Strope Name Meaning

North German: variant of Stropp, either a metonymic occupational name for a rope maker from the Low German word for rope, or a nickname for a rascal, the sense it has today. possibly an Americanized form of Dutch Stroop, a nickname for a poacher, from a derivative of the verb stropen ‘to raid’, ‘to plunder’.

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

Similar surnames: Strop, Stopp, Strode, Stroope, Tropp, Strouf, Stroh, Shope, Strobel

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Strope Family Origin

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Strope Family Occupations

What did your Strope ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Strope. 16% of Strope men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Strope women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Strope were Mechanic and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Waitress
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife

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

Strope Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Strope. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strope 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 165 immigration records available for the last name Strope. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Strope. For the veterans among your Strope ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Strope Life Expectancy

What is the average Strope lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Strope life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Strope in 1956 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Strope 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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