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Early Origins of the Drop family

The surname Drop was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The family name was first referenced in the year 1177 when Adam Drope held lands.

Drope is a hamlet in the valley of the River Ely in Vale of Glamorgan, southeast Wales.

Early History of the Drop family

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Drop Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Drope, Droop, Droope, Trope, Trupe, Thrope, Trope and many more.

Early Notables of the Drop family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include Francis Drope (1629?-1671), an English arboriculturist, younger son of the Rev. Thomas Drope, B.D., vicar of Cumnor, Berkshire, and rector of Ardley, near Bicester, Oxfordshire. "He became a demy of Magdalen College, Oxford, in 1645, three years after his brother John, and graduated as B.A. in 1647. In 1648 he was ejected, having probably, like his brother, borne arms for the king, and...
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United States Drop migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Drop Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Simon Drop, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]

  1. 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) on Facebook