Skip to main content

Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : From the north
  • English : Northern farm

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from Northorpe in the former East Riding of Yorkshire, named with Old Norse norðr or Old English norþ ‘north’ + þorp or þrop ‘dependent outlying farmstead’, ‘hamlet’.

Subscribe to Family Education

Your partner in parenting from baby name inspiration to college planning.

Subscribe