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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Waldrop

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Alt. Meaning

W is for work, for which you strive to accomplish

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

L is for look, the way you look at life.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

R is for rock star, let it out!

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

P is for patience, the best of you!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Waldrop

Howard Waldrop is a writer. Howard was born on September 15th, 1946 in Houston, Mississippi.


Kyle Waldrop is an athlete for the Cincinnati Reds. Kyle was born on November 26th, 1991 in Fort Myers, Florida.


Rob Waldrop is a football player. He was most active from 1994 to 1997. Rob was born on December 1st, 1971 in Atlanta. Rob is also known as Waldrop and Robert F..


Tony was born on December 29th, 1951.


Lacey was born on March 6th, 1993 in Chester, Virginia.


Jack was born on May 26th, 1932.


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Popularity of Waldrop as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Waldrop U.S.
  White 93.38% 64.26%
  African American 2.90% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.34% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.47% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Waldrop

People with the last name Waldrop are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Waldrop

  • How Popular is the name Waldrop? As a last name Waldrop was the 3,405th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Waldrop first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Waldrop is Thursday, November 3rd, 1892.
  • How unique is the name Waldrop? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Waldrop. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Waldrop: Your name in reverse order is Pordlaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dlrwapo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Waldrop? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,503 people with the last name Waldrop.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Waldrop? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Waldrop as their last name.

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