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Origins Available: Belgium, Scottish



Multiple Origins for the Surname Troup


Belgium


Troup Early Origins



The surname Troup was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in East Flanders, a province in Belgium. Within this province the notable towns are Ghent, the capital city, St Nicolas, Alost, Termonde and Oudenarde. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Troup Spelling Variations


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Troup Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stroop, Stroup, Strope, Stroopere, Struppi and others.

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Troup Early History


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Troup Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Troup research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the year 1779 is included under the topic Early Troup History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Troup Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Troup Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Troup Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Charlotta Troup, who arrived in America in 1749
  • George Troup, who settled in Alabama in 1781

Troup Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andreas Troup, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1835
  • John Troup, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1856 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jacob Troup, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1865

Troup Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Troup, who settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1823

Troup Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Eliza Troup, aged 24, a housemaid, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "British Queen" in 1883

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Contemporary Notables of the name Troup (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Troup (post 1700)



  • Torell Troup (b. 1988), former American football defensive tackle
  • Ronne Troup (b. 1945), American actress and educator, best known for her role as Polly Williams Douglas in the sitcom My Three Sons, daughter of Bobby Troup
  • Robyn Troup (b. 1988), American singer and winner of the "My Grammy Moment" contest organized by NARAS and Yahoo! Music in 2007
  • Robert Troup (1756-1832), American American Revolutionary War soldier, lawyer and jurist, Secretary of the Board of War in 1778 and Secretary of the Board of Treasury from 1779 to 1780
  • Kyle Troup (b. 1991), American, right-handed, two-handed professional ten-pin bowler
  • James William Troup (1855-1931), American steamship captain, Canadian Pacific Railway administrator and shipping pioneer
  • Robert Wesley "Bobby" Troup Jr. (1918-1999), American actor, jazz pianist, singer and songwriter, best known for writing the popular standard "(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66"
  • Paul William "Bill" Troup III (1951-2013), American NFL football player for the Baltimore Colts (19741979) and the Green Bay Packers in 1980
  • George McIntosh Troup (1780-1856), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia (1807-1815), United States Senator from Georgia (1816-1818), and (1829-1833), eponym of Troup county Georgia
  • Major Walter Troup (1869-1940), English first class cricketer born in Uttar Pradesh, India
  • ... (Another 14 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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