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Wardrop Name Meaning

Scottish: metonymic occupational name for someone who was in charge of the garments worn by a feudal lord and his household, from Norman French warde(r) ‘to keep or guard’ + robe ‘garment’.

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


Similar surnames: Warren, Vardaro, Ward, Pardon, Wardrip, Waldrop, Cardo, Wardman

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Wardrop Family Origin

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Wardrop Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Dress Maker

    13%
  • Barrister

    7%
  • Civil Engineer

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wardrop family was Civil Engineer. Farmer, Dress Maker and Barrister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wardrop. The most common Wardrop occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Wardrop's were Farmers.

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Wardrop Historical Records

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Wardrop Life Expectancy

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