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What does Northrop mean?

Northrop Pronunciation of Northrop [northrop] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Northrop is "northern farm". Place name. Critic Northrop Frye.

Associated with: old english, farm.


Northrop has 1 variant: Northrup.

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Middle name pairings:
Northrop Judd (N.J.), ..

How popular is Northrop?

Northrop is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#8193 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Northrop has not been recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Northrop name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Northrop outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Lathrop, Nathon, Norbert, Norberto, Norrie, Norris, Norton, Norward, Norwerd (see Norward), Norwood, Porthos and Winthrop. These names tend to be more frequently used than Northrop.

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