Astthropp History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Astthropp family
The surname Astthropp was first found in Lincolnshire at Aisthorpe, a parish, in the wapentake of Lawress, parts of Lindsey.  The family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Astthropp family
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Astthropp Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Astthropp has been recorded under many different variations, including Asthorp, Astorpe, Ashtorp, Ashthorpe, Ashtropp, Ashthrupp, Ashtrop, Ashtrope, Astropp and many more.
Early Notables of the Astthropp family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Astthropp family
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Astthropp or a variant listed above: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
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- ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.