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Where did the Scottish Triplett family come from? What is the Scottish Triplett family crest and coat of arms? When did the Triplett family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Triplett family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Thriepland, Threipland, Thripland, Threepland, Treplan and many more.
First found in Peebles, where they held a family seat from very ancient times at the Vale of Threipland in the parish of Kilbucho.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Triplett research. Another 199 words(14 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1374, 1800, 1628, 1689, 1672, 1670, 1746 and 1715 are included under the topic Early Triplett History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 135 words(10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Triplett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Treplan settled in Virginia in 1653.
- Kirk Triplett (b. 1962), American PGA golfer
- Norman Triplett (1861-1931), American social psychologist
- Wallace Triplett (b. 1926), American NFL football player, the first African-American to be drafted by and play for a National Football League team
- Samuel Triplett (1869-1957), American sailor and Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the Spanish-American War
- Herman Coaker Triplett (1911-1992), American Major League Baseball backup outfielder who played from 1938 to 1945
- Melvin C. "Mel" Triplett (1930-2002), American football running back who played from 1955 to 1962
- Nathan "Nate" Triplett (b. 1987), American former football linebacker who played from 2010 to 2012
- William Clarence Triplett (b. 1940), American former football running back who played from 1962 to 1972
- Kurt Triplett, American politician, 7th King County Executive in Washington, United States in 2009
- Philip Triplett (1799-1852), American politician, U.S. Representative from Kentucky
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Animis et fato
Motto Translation: By courageous acts and good fortune.
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- Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
- Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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- Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
The Triplett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Triplett Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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