Group A runes were most common in Viking Age Denmark
Old Norse Skroppa (f.)
Skroppa is not recorded outside the sagas of the Icelanders but has been postulated as a female personal name which forms the first element of Scrooby, Nottinghamshire. In the Saga of Hord, Skroppa is a sorceress who uses illusion and shapechanging.
Old Norse Name
Features in Saga
Harðar saga, eds Þórhallur Vilmundarson and Bjarni Vilhjálmsson. Íslenzk fornrit XIII. Reykjavík: Hið íslenzka fornritafélag, 1991, ch. 26.
Carole Hough, ‘Women in English place-names’, in ‘Lastworda Betst’. Essays in memory of Christine E. Fell with her unpublished writings, ed. Carole Hough and Kathryn A. Lowe. Donington: Shaun Tyas (2002), pp. 41-106, at pp. 88, 98.