Thorpe Family History
Thorpe Surname History
This Thorpe origins and history page contains the accumulated history of the Thorpe family name made up of user-contributed content from other users interested in the Thorpe family. The last name Thorpe is an old family line that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the Thorpe family has spread, it has evolved making its etymology challenging to uncover. Thorpe family history has a rich and complex origin whose details can be pieced together by Thorpe family researchers.
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The evolution of Thorpe starts with the origins of thesurname. Even in the earliest days of a name there are changes in that name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was common for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. Thorpe ancestors have emigrated across various regions all throughout history. As families, tribes, and clans emigrated between countries and languages, the Thorpe name may have changed with them.
Thorpe country of origin
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The nationality of Thorpe can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Thorpe may be difficult to determine based on whether the name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Meaning of the last name Thorpe
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The meaning of Thorpe come may come from a profession, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is useful to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Thorpe originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
- James M Thorpe 1896 - ?
- Ebenezer Thorpe
- Margery Thorpe Bacon 1392 - 1421
- Polly THORPE Buck 1805 - 1844
- Elizabeth De Thorpe 1357 - ?
- Thomas De Thorpe 1345 - ?
- ? Thorpe
- Hannah Thorpe 1665 - 1683
- Fay Thorpe
- Charlotte Vieux wife of Hiram P. Thorpe 1861 - ?
- Mary Jr. (sanford)
- Peter Thorpe
- Thelma Thorpe
- Thomas Thorpe
- Bathsheba Thorpe
- R. M Thorpe
- Elizabeth Newlin Thorpe 1749 - ?
Thorpe Family Tree
Famous people named Thorpe
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Thorpe
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Thorpe. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Thorpe family
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Thorpe spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Thorpe were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Thorpe. Family names like Thorpe transform in their spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries over generations. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Thorpe surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.