Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in the small hamlet of Harrup, in the county of Cheshire.
Early Origins of the Hearupp family
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 Hearupp family
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Hearupp Spelling Variations
spelling variations, including Harrap, Harrop, Harehope, Harropp, Harrupp, Harupp, Haropp and many more.
Early Notables of the Hearupp family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hearupp family to the New World and Oceana
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Hearupp were among those contributors: 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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