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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Other Forms FormsTrollop, Trollupe, Trollup, Trolloop

Meaning & History

Locational surname derived from Trolhop, the original name of Troughburn, a place in Northumberland, England. The place name means "troll valley" from Old Norse troll "troll, supernatural being" and hop "enclosed valley, enclosed land". A famous bearer was Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), an English novelist of the Victorian era.
Added 9/18/2014 by adelheid1111
Edited 2/18/2019 by SeaHorse15 and Beautiful Victory