Anglo-Saxon tribes that once ruled over Britain. Such a name was given to a person who was a fast runner. The surname is derived from the Old Norman word walup and the Old French word galop. The word eventually became wallop which literally means to run. Therefore, the surname Galip described the physical abilities of the original bearer.
Another source agrees the name was of French origin but was derived from "a flat-bottomed boat used to load and unload ships, the surname being applied to the crew members." CITATION[CLOSE]
And yet another source claims that the name could have been "local-the last syllable being a corruption of Hope-Galhope." CITATION[CLOSE]
Early Origins of the Galip family
Dorset where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Galip family
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Galip Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Galip family name include Gollop, Gallop, Gallup, Gollup and others.
Early Notables of the Galip family (pre 1700)
Dorset, he was a wealthy merchant who acquired...
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Migration of the Galip family to Ireland
Some of the Galip family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Galip family to the New World and Oceana
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. Investigation of the origins of family names on the North American continent has revealed that early immigrants bearing the name Galip or a variant listed above: Anne, Christobel, Humphrey and John Gallop who settled in Nantasket in 1630.
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