Last name: THORPE

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THORPE : This last name is indexed 192,424 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

THORPE : English (mainly Yorkshire and Lancashire): from Middle English thorp(e) ‘village hamlet farmstead’ (Old Norse Old English thorp ‘secondary settlement’). The surname may be topographic for someone who lived in such a settlement or habitational for someone from any of several places called Thorp(e) which are most frequent in Yorkshire the Midlands and East Anglia. Compare Throop.

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