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Stoop Surname Meaning

Dutch and North German: from Middle Dutch stoop Middle Low German stōp ‘pitcher stone bottle’ hence a nickname for a heavy drinker or a metonymic occupational name for a wine seller or innkeeper. English: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a hollow from Middle English stoppe (Old English stoppa) ‘bucket’ used topographically or else a habitational name from a place so named such as Stop in Fonthill Gifford (Wiltshire).

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

Similar surnames: Stopp, Stroop, Shoop, Stork, Strom, Hoop, Top, Stohl, Toop, Stout

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Where is the Stoop family from?

You can see how Stoop families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stoop family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stoop families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 8 Stoop families living in Cornwall. This was about 30% of all the recorded Stoop's in United Kingdom. Cornwall had the highest population of Stoop families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stoop surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stoop ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stoop. 25% of Stoop men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Stoop women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stoop were Painter and Press Operator. .

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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
  • Truck Driver
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
  • Maid
  • Press Operator
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Stoop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stoop 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 987 immigration records available for the last name Stoop. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 791 military records available for the last name Stoop. For the veterans among your Stoop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stoop lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Stoop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Stoop in 1959 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

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