- (archaic) hamlet
Thorp is a Middle English word for a hamlet or small village, from Old English (Anglo-Saxon)/ Old Norse Þorp (also thorp). There are many place names in England with the suffix "-thorp" or "-thorpe". Most are in East Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Norfolk but some are in Surrey.
Old English (Anglo-Saxon) Þorp (also thorp) is cognate with German Dorf as in: Dutch Dorp.