Lathrop Family History
Lathrop Name Meaning
English: perhaps a variant of Laythorpe a habitational name from Laythorpe the former name of a settlement in Lincolnshire which is recorded as Ledulftorp in 1086 and Leilthorp in the 12th century. The placename derives from the Old Norse personal name Leithulfr + Old Norse thorp ‘secondary settlement outlying farmstead’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022