Thorp Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Thorpe. Scandinavian: variant of Torp.

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


Similar surnames: Thore, Torp, Tharp, Thor, Topp, Thorne, Houp, Tharpe, Hord, Thorpe

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Thorp Family Origin

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Thorp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Labourer

    10%
  • Servant

    7%
  • Merchant

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Thorp family was Merchant. The most common Thorp occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Thorp's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thorp.

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Thorp Historical Records

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Thorp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Thorp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Thorp in 1950 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thorp

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