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Roper Genealogy & History

Roper is an English occupational surname, from the Old English rap, meaning a rope, and the suffix -er, denoting a person working with said rope. The combination refers to someone who made ropes, a profession fairly central to medieval society, with some training required but not necessarily a full apprenticeship. Roper family history begins with Roger Raper (an alternate spelling), noted in the Assize Court Rolls of Yorkshire in 1219. Roper genealogy includes several very influential people, such as economist Brian Roper, historian Hugh Trevor-Roper, Roosevelt Commerce Secretary Daniel Roper, Co-operative Commonwealth Federation Leader and Edmonton Mayor Elmer Roper, and Thomas More biographer and son-in-law William Roper.

Roper Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Clarence Roper-- --, 1914July 25,2004WA
Balis Roper-- --, 1911June ,1985AL
Caliph Roper-- --, 1894June 8,1989OK
Dagmar Roper-- --, 1907October ,1986MN

Roper Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Jeanne Roper-- --, 1926November 28,2001Fernley,NV
F Carson Roper-- --, 1932July 24,1994Kernersville,NC
Gaida Roper-- --, 1918October ,1994Manahawkin,NJ
Hallie Roper-- --, 1914August ,1987Bryson City,NC

Roper Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Bartlett RoperPatricia HodgesDecember 22,1961Wake, NC
Chadley RoperBrittney MeltonJuly 24,2000Rockwall, TX
Donald RoperMechele FrisseJuly 22,2000Ellis, TX
Edward RoperPaula ColeJuly 23,1988Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Roper

1540th: Layton1541st: Norwood
1542nd: Hoffmann1543rd: Cornelius
1544th: O'Rourke1545th: Gallo
1546th: Mattson1547th: Hutton
1548th: Messer1549th: Spaulding

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