Thorpe is a surname derived from the Middle English word thorp , meaning hamlet or small village. Thorpe is found as the name of many places in England.
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Mills is an English and Scottish occupational surname. Mill workers or owners of one or more mills would have received the name, through being called John the worker of the mills, or Joe the owner of the mills until it was shortened to simply John or Joe Mills. Notable people with the surname include:
Lewis is a surname in the English language. It has several independent origins.
Todd is a surname meaning "fox", and may refer to:
Davidson is a patronymic surname, meaning "son/descendant of David". There are alternate spellings called septs, including those common in the British Isles and Scandinavia: Davidsen, Davisson, Davison, Daveson, Davidsson. While the given name comes from the Hebrew "David", meaning beloved, Davidson is rarely used as a masculine given name or nickname.
Bailey is an occupational surname of English or possibly Norman origin.
The surname Collins has a variety of likely origins in Britain and Ireland:
Hall is a common surname of English origin. The name was used to indicate the main occupation of the individual, in a role such as a servant or chamberlain. Hall is the 22nd most common surname in the United Kingdom. Within the United States, it is ranked as the 26th most common surname.
Thomas is a common surname of English, Welsh, Irish, Scottish, French, German, Dutch, and Danish origin.
Kirby is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Chalmers is a Scottish surname. Notable people with this surname include:
Howell is a surname originating from Wales. It is not a particularly common name among those of Welsh ancestry, as it is an Anglicized form of the Welsh name Hywel. It originates in a dynasty of kings in Wales and Brittany in the 9th and 10th century, and three Welsh royal houses of that time onwards. The Tudor Royal house of England was also descended from them. See also: Powell (surname), and Welsh surnames.
Thomson is a Scottish patronymic surname meaning "son of Thom, Thomp, Thompkin, or other diminutive of Thomas", itself derived from the Aramaic תום or Tôm, meaning "twin". The Welsh surname is documented in Cheshire records before and after the 1066 Norman Conquest. Variations include Thomason, Thomasson, Thomerson, Thomoson, and others. The French surname Thomson is first documented in Burgundy and is the shortened form for Thom[as]son, Thom[es]son. Variations include Thomassin, Thomason, Thomsson, Thomesson, Thomeson, and others. Thomson is uncommon as a given name.
Jacobs is a patronymic medieval surname. Its origin is from the given name Jacob, derived from the Latin Jacobus, itself derived from the Hebrew language personal name Yaakov, from the Hebrew word akev ("heel"). It is a common in English speaking countries. There are many variant spellings. The first record of the surname is in 1244 in the "Cartularium Monasterii de Rameseia". Jacobs is also an ancient Anglo-Saxon surname that came from the baptismal name Jacob. The surname Jacobs referred to the son of Jacob which belongs to the category of patronymic surnames. People with the surname Jacobs include:
Simpson is an English/Scottish patronymic surname from the medieval masculine given name 'Simme'. The earliest public record of the name was in 1353 in Staffordshire, West Midlands region of England.
Barber is an English and Catalan occupational surname for a barber. It is often the anglicized form of the names Barbieri (Italian), Barbero (Spanish), Barbeiro (Portuguese), and Barbier (French). Notable people with the surname include:
Pritchard is a surname of Cornish and Welsh origin. It is an anglicisation of the name ap Rhisiart, literally son of Richard. At the time of the British Census of 1881, its frequency was highest on Anglesey, followed by Caernarfonshire, Brecknockshire, Herefordshire, Radnorshire, Denbighshire, Monmouthshire, Flintshire, Merioneth and Shropshire. The name Pritchard may refer to: