Balthrop Family History
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Balthrop Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a lost place, probably in Cambridgeshire, where the surname is recorded in the 17th century. The second element of the place name is a metathesized form of Old English þorp ‘settlement’; the first element is of uncertain origin. The surname is now extinct in the British Isles.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
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