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Northrop Name Meaning

English: variant of Northrup. This is the most frequent form of the surname in the British Isles.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Northrip, Balthrop, Northrup, Norton, North, Norrod, Winthrop

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Northrop Family Origin

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Northrop Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    6%
  • Cotton Warp Dresser

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Northrop family was Boot & Shoe Maker. The most common Northrop occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 6% of Northrop's were Farm Labourers. Farm Labourer, Cotton Warp Dresser and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Northrop.

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Northrop Historical Records

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Northrop Life Expectancy

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