Anglo-Saxon name Chippett come from its first bearer, who was a carpenter, from the wood chips that festooned a carpenter's hair and body.
Early Origins of the Chippett family
Worcestershire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Chippett family
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Chippett Spelling Variations
hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Chippett has been spelled many different ways, including Chipp, Chip, Chyppe, Chypp, Chips, Chipps, Chippes, Chippe, Chipet, Chipman, Chippman and many more.
Early Notables of the Chippett family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Chippett family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Chippetts to arrive in North America:
Chippett Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Chippett Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
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