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Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Harropp is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in the small hamlet of Harrup, in the county of Cheshire.

Harropp Early Origins



The surname Harropp was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the manor of Harrup a small hamlet in Cheshire. Many historians have conjectured about the origin of this name, including definitions such as, an abbreviation of Harehope found in Northumberland, but this name is believed to be of an ancient Cheshire family which has held a family seat in that county for at least one thousand years.

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Harropp Spelling Variations


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Harropp Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Harropp has been spelled many different ways, including Harrap, Harrop, Harehope, Harropp, Harrupp, Harupp, Haropp and many more.

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Harropp Early History


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Harropp Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Harropp research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Harropp History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Harropp Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Harropp Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Harropp Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Harropps to arrive in North America: Thomas Harrop who settled in Annapolis Maryland in 1726; James Harrop settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1768; Hugh Harrop settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1834.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    4. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    7. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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    The Harropp Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Harropp Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 5 February 2013 at 16:28.

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