Cropp Family History

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Cropp Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a harvester of fruit, vegetables, or corn, from Middle English cropp, a noun derivative of cropt(en) ‘to pick’. Compare Cropper. English: topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill, Middle English cropp. Americanized spelling of German Kropp or of German and Dutch Krapp.

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

Similar surnames: Copp, Propp, Kropp, Trapp, Cropper, Capp, Sopp, Cripe, Topp, Crisp

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Cropp Family Origin

Where is the Cropp family from?

Cropp Family Occupations

What did your Cropp ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cropp occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Cropp's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cropp. A less common occupation for the Cropp family was Factory Hand.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Blacksmith

  • Factory Hand


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

Cropp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Cropp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cropp 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cropp. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Cropp. For the veterans among your Cropp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cropp Life Expectancy

What is the average Cropp lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Cropp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cropp in 1948 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cropp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cropp 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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