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Harrupp History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Harrupp is an old Anglo-Saxon name. It comes from when a family lived in the small hamlet of Harrup, in the county of Cheshire.

Early Origins of the Harrupp family

The surname Harrupp 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.

Early History of the Harrupp family

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Harrupp Spelling Variations

Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Harrupp were recorded, including Harrap, Harrop, Harehope, Harropp, Harrupp, Harupp, Haropp and many more.

Early Notables of the Harrupp family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Harrupp family to the New World and Oceana

To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Harrupp family emigrate to North America:

Harrupp Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Harrupp, who settled in Barbados in 1685

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