Thorup (or Torup) is the name of at least 13 villages and towns in Denmark, and is also used as a surname. The name Thorup ends on "rup" (rup, strup, torp, and drup are all descended from an old Scandinavian designation for a group of houses), which means that it originates from the late Viking Age, circa AD 1000. The name Thorup may refer to:


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