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The name Gollop comes from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It was a name for 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 Gollop described the physical abilities of the original bearer.

Gollop Early Origins



The surname Gollop was first found in 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.

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Gollop Spelling Variations


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Gollop Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Gollop has undergone many spelling variations, including Gollop, Gallop, Gallup, Gollup and others.

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Gollop Early History


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Gollop Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gollop research. Another 234 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gollop History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gollop Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gollop Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gollop 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gollop Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Gollop and his wife arrived in Port Adelaide aboard the ship "Apolline" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) APOLLINE 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Apolline.gif
  • John Gollop, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Apolline" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) APOLLINE 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Apolline.gif

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gollop (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gollop (post 1700)



  • Geoffrey Richard "Geoff" Gollop OBE (b. 1955), British Conservative politician, Deputy Mayor of Bristol, former Lord Mayor of Bristol, and former Deputy Lord Mayor of Bristol
  • Julian Gollop, British game designer of strategy games and founder of Codo Technologies

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Gollop Historic Events


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Gollop Historic Events




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Gollop Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) APOLLINE 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Apolline.gif

Other References

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  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  3. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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The Gollop Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gollop 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 16 December 2016 at 04:00.

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