The name Chipet has a history dating as far back as the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It was a name for a carpenter, from the wood chips that festooned a carpenter's hair and body.
Early Origins of the Chipet family
The surname Chipet was first found in Worcestershire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Chipet family
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Chipet Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Chipet have been found, including Chipp, Chip, Chyppe, Chypp, Chips, Chipps, Chippes, Chippe, Chipet, Chipman, Chippman and many more.
Early Notables of the Chipet family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chipet family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Chipet, or a variant listed above: Edmond Chipps, who arrived in Virginia in 1635; Edmond Chipperfield, who came to Boston in 1635; John Chipper, who settled in Virginia sometime between 1654 and 1663.