Early Origins of the Dropping family
Gloucestershire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1300 when Johannes Dopping was recorded with estates in that shire.
Early History of the Dropping family
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Dropping Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dopping, Doppin, Doppen, Dopen, Doping and others.
Early Notables of the Dropping family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dropping family to Ireland
Some of the Dropping family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Dropping family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.
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