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The ancient name of Chippin finds its origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from a name for 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.

Chippin Early Origins



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

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Chippin Spelling Variations


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Chippin Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Chippin family name include Chippin, Chipan, Chepyn, Chypyn, Chybyn, Chipping and others.

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Chippin Early History


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Chippin Early History



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

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Chippin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chippin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Chippin 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 political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Chippin surname or a spelling variation of the name include : Edward Chipping, who came to Roanoke, VA in 1585; and George Chipping, who arrived in Canada in 1907.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    9. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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    The Chippin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chippin 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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