Meaning and Origin of: Lathrop

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Home-loving

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : probably a variant of Lothrop. Alternatively, it may be a habitational name from Layerthorpe in York, which is named from Old Norse leirr ‘clay’ or leira ‘clayey place’ + þorp ‘outlying farmstead’.