Cropper Family History

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Cropper Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): occupational name for a picker of fruit or vegetables or a reaper of cereal crops, from an agent derivative of Middle English cropt(en) ‘to pick’. The word was used also to denote the polling of cattle and the name may therefore have been given to someone who did this.

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


Similar surnames: Cropp, Gropper, Copper, Clapper, Hopper, Schopper, Roper, Stopper

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Cropper Family Origin

Where is the Cropper family from?

Cropper Family Occupations

What did your Cropper ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Cropper. 24% of Cropper men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Cropper women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cropper were Caretaker and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Labourer
    18%
  • Adams W
    6%
  • Caretaker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant
    19%
  • At Home
    10%
  • Chief
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

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

Cropper Historical Records

What Cropper family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Cropper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cropper 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Cropper. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Cropper. For the veterans among your Cropper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cropper Life Expectancy

What is the average Cropper lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Cropper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cropper in 1949 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cropper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cropper 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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