Shope Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German or Dutch Schoepp.

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


Similar surnames: Shipe, Swope, Shoupe, Shobe, Shover, Shane, Snoke, Thode, Schoppe

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Shope Family Origin

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Shope Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Shope occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Shope's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shope. A less common occupation for the Shope family was Farming.

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Shope Historical Records

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Shope Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Shope life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Shope in 1950 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shope

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