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Toop Surname Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. This surname is found mainly in Dorset and Devon where it is probably a variant of Topp . In areas of Scandinavian settlement (northern England and East Anglia) it could be from the Old Norse personal name Tópi Túpi a short form of a personal name formed with Thórr the name of the Norse god of thunder (see Thor ) + a second element with initial b- for example björn ‘bear’.

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

Similar surnames: Stoop, Koop, Roop, Topp, Troy, Hoop, Torp, Look, Coop, Goos

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You can see how Toop families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Toop family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Toop families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 22 Toop families living in Ontario. This was about 63% of all the recorded Toop's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Toop families in 1911.
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What did your Toop ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Toop. 77% of Toop men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
  • Farmers Son
  • Labourer
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Toop. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Toop. For the veterans among your Toop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Toop lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Toop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Toop in 1959 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

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