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Troup Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in the parish of Gamrie, near Banff. The place is situated on a headland affording some sheltered anchorage, and is said to get its name from Middle English true hope; however, when first recorded in 1296 it already appears as Trup, so it is more likely to be of the same origin as Thorpe. English: variant of Throop.

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

Similar surnames: Tromp, Trout, Troop, Tropp, Troy, Troupe, Troia, Trapp, Topp, Group

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Where is the Troup family from?

You can see how Troup families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Troup family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Troup families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 22 Troup families living in London. This was about 16% of all the recorded Troup's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Troup families in 1891.
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What did your Troup ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Railway Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Troup. 50% of Troup men worked as a Railway Clerk and 82% of Troup women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Troup were Coal Miner Hewer Underground and House Keeper. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Railway Clerk
  • Coal Miner Hewer Underground

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • House Keeper
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Troup. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Troup census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Troup. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Troup. For the veterans among your Troup ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Troup lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Troup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Troup in 1949 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

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