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Stroop Family History

Stroop Surname Meaning

Dutch and North German: from Middle Dutch Middle Low German stropen ‘to plunder’ or ‘to flay’ a nickname for a raider looter or poacher or an occupational name for a skinner.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Stoop, Shoop, Strop, Strope, Stroot, Stopp, Strom, Tropp, Strouf

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Where is the Stroop family from?

You can see how Stroop families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stroop family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Stroop families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Stroop family living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Stroop's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Stroop families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stroop surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stroop ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stroop. 40% of Stroop men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Stroop women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stroop were Truck Driver and Cook. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Cook
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stroop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stroop 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 459 immigration records available for the last name Stroop. 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 757 military records available for the last name Stroop. For the veterans among your Stroop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stroop lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Stroop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Stroop in 1960 was 63, and 78 in 2004.

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