Waldrop Family History

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Waldrop Name Meaning

Variant of English and Scottish Wardrop.

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

Similar surnames: Waldrip, Waldrep, Waldroop, Waldrup, Waldroup, Wardrip, Waltrip

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Waldrop Family Origin

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Waldrop Family Occupations

What did your Waldrop ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer (heavy Work and Not Previously Employed were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Waldrop. 50% of Waldrop men worked as a Builders Labourer (heavy Work and 34% of Waldrop women worked as a Not Previously Employed. Some less common occupations for Americans named Waldrop were Railway Loco Driver (heavy and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer (heavy Work
  • Railway Loco Driver (heavy

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Not Previously Employed
  • Schoolmaster
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Waldrop Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Waldrop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waldrop 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 821 immigration records available for the last name Waldrop. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Waldrop. For the veterans among your Waldrop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waldrop Life Expectancy

What is the average Waldrop lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Waldrop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Waldrop in 1941 was 62, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waldrop

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waldrop 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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