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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 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 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 Notables (pre 1700)


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Northropp Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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