The name Northropp is a habitational name, derived from the place named Northorpe in the former East Riding of
. The place name comes from the Old English "norþ," meaning "north," and "þorp," or "þrop," meaning an "outlying farmstead" or "hamlet."
in ancient times.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Northrup, who sailed to New England
between 1620 and 1650; Mr. Northup sailed to Boston in 1766; Joseph Northrop sailed to America in 1782; R. Northrop migrated to California in 1851.