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The name Northropp is a habitational name, derived from the place named Northorpe in the former East Riding of Yorkshire. The place name comes from the Old English "norž," meaning "north," and "žorp," or "žrop," meaning an "outlying farmstead" or "hamlet."

Northropp Early Origins



The surname Northropp was first found in Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat in ancient times.

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Northropp Spelling Variations


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Northropp Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Northrup, Northorp, Northrop, Northup, Northope and others.

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Northropp Early History


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Northropp Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Northropp research. Another 302 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1216, 1273, 1296, 1379, and 1682 are included under the topic Early Northropp History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Northropp Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Northropp Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Northropp 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



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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Northropp (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Northropp (post 1700)



  • David W. Northropp, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Middletown, Connecticut, 1886-90

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Northropp Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. 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. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Northropp Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Northropp 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 18 January 2016 at 11:41.

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