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Cropp Family History

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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Where is the Cropp family from?

You can see how Cropp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cropp family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cropp families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 16 Cropp families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Cropp's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Cropp families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cropp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cropp ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Operators were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Cropp. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Operators
    100%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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