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The name Chipan finds its origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxons of England. It was given to one who worked as a trader at the market. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the occupational name Cheaper, further derived from the Old English ceping or cieping which means "market." Alternatively (as some scholars argue), the surname Chipping is of local origin, signifying "one who dwelled by the ceping or marketplace". Chipping is also the name of a village and parish in the archdeaconry of Lancaster.

Chipan Early Origins



The surname Chipan was first found in Lancashire, where they held a family seat from the Middle Ages.

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Chipan Spelling Variations


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Chipan Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Chipan has been recorded under many different variations, including Chippin, Chipan, Chepyn, Chypyn, Chybyn, Chipping and others.

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Chipan Early History


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Chipan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chipan research. Another 103 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1377, 1379 and 1695 are included under the topic Early Chipan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chipan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chipan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Chipan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Chipan or a variant listed above: Edward Chipping, who came to Roanoke, VA in 1585; and George Chipping, who arrived in Canada in 1907.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    7. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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    The Chipan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chipan 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.

    This page was last modified on 3 July 2014 at 13:48.

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