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Shoop Family History

Shoop Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of North German and Dutch Schoop, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of ladles, from Middle Low German schope, Middle Dutch schoepe, schope, schuep ‘ladle’; in numerous cases, however, for German Schupp.

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


Similar surnames: Shoup, Stoop, Schoop, Hoop, Schopp, Hoog, Spoor, Stopp, Sopp, Hood

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Where is the Shoop family from?

You can see how Shoop families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shoop family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shoop families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 12 Shoop families living in Ontario. This was about 41% of all the recorded Shoop's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Shoop families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shoop surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shoop ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Shoop. .

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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%
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Census Records

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Shoop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shoop 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 885 immigration records available for the last name Shoop. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Shoop. For the veterans among your Shoop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shoop lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Shoop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Shoop in 1944 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

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