Burhop Family History
Burhop Name Meaning
North German: topographic name from Middle Low German bur ‘farmer’, ‘peasant’ + hop, ‘pile’, or, as a suffix in place names, ‘gathering’, ‘assembly’. The term hop is a common element in place names of the northwestern coastal area of Germany, for example Hope, Hoopen, Hoople.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press