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Nelthrope Surname Origin
From Nehwl, Gothic for near or nigh, and thorpe, a village; given to an individual living at such a spot near the village. [Playfair.]
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Nelthrope Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Nelthrope Family History Thought:
'He who has no knaves, fools, or beggars in his family was begot by a flash of lightening.' --Old English Proverb