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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. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    9. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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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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