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Thrupp, a variant of the Middle English word thorp , meaning hamlet or small village, and may refer to:

Thorp is a Middle English word for a hamlet or small village, either from Old Norse þorp, or from Old English (Anglo-Saxon) þrop. There are many place names in England with the suffix "-thorp" or "-thorpe". Those of Old Norse origin are to be found in Northumberland, County Durham, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, and Suffolk. Those of Anglo-Saxon origin are to be found in southern England from Worcestershire to Surrey. Care must be taken to distinguish the two forms. Variations of the Anglo-Saxon suffix are "-throp", "-thrope", "-trop" and "-trip".

People

Arthur Thomas Thrupp was an officer of the British Royal Navy during the Crimean War and the Second Opium War, who held several sea commands, including Megaera, which he deliberately beached at the isolated Île Saint-Paul when she became unseaworthy.

Darren Thrupp Australian paralympic athlete

Darren Brian Thrupp, OAM is an Australian Paralympic athlete competing mainly in category T37 sprint events. He has won nine medals at six Paralympics.

Dorothy Ann Thrupp English hymnwriter, psalmist

Dorothy Ann Thrupp was a British psalmist, hymnwriter, and translator. Many of her psalms and hymns, which were published under various pseudonyms, were included in: Friendly Visitor ; Children's Friend ; Selection of Hymns and Poetry for the Use of Infant Schools and Nurseries ; Hymns for the Young ; and Thoughts for the Day. Thrupp was the author of Thoughts for the Day that was published in 1837, and Songs by the Way. In addition to these, her hymns were published in magazines edited by Caroline Fry.

Places in the United Kingdom

Thrupp, Oxfordshire village in United Kingdom

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