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Earp Early Origins



The surname Earp was first found in Lincolnshire 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 1200 when Matthew Yrp held estates.

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Earp Spelling Variations


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Earp Spelling Variations



Earp has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Earp, Irp, Yrp, Epp, Eppe, Erp, Eirpe, Yrpe, Epps and others.

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Earp Early History


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Earp Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Earp research. Another 176 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1332, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Earp History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Earp Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Earp Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Earp 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



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Earps to arrive on North American shores:

Earp Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Earp, who landed in America in 1794
  • Robert Earp, who arrived in America in 1794

Earp Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Earp, who landed in New York in 1836

Earp Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Geo B Earp landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840 aboard the ship Coromandel
  • George B. Earp arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Coromandel" in 1840
  • William Earp landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1842

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Contemporary Notables of the name Earp (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Earp (post 1700)



  • Jap B. Earp, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1940
  • Carroll M. Earp, American Republican politician, Candidate for West Virginia State Senate 5th District, 1976
  • Morgan Seth Earp (1851-1882), American deputy lawman, brother to Virgil and Wyatt Earp, assassinated on March 18, 1882 while he was playing billiards
  • Mildred "Millie" Earp (1925-1947), American former female pitcher in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (1947 to 1950)
  • James Cooksey Earp (1841-1926), American saloon-keeper in the Old West, not present at the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
  • Baxter Warren Earp (1855-1900), American lawman, the youngest son of the Earp family
  • Morgan Seth Earp (1851-1882), American lawman of the Earp family, wounded at the O.K. Coral gunfight
  • Nicholas Porter Earp (1813-1907), American including patriarch and justice of the peace officer, father of James, Virgil, Wyatt, Morgan and Warren Earp
  • Wyatt Berry Stamp Earp (1848-1929), American frontier law officer involved in the famous gunfight at the O. K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona (1881)
  • Walter Thomas Clifford Earp (1879-1921), English pioneer racing motorist
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    11. ...

    The Earp Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Earp 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 7 October 2015 at 11:24.

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