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The name Halperin is of Anglo-Saxon origin. It was name for a person who because of his physical characteristics was referred to as Halfpenn. This person had a slim or slight build and was given this surname as a means of identity. The surname may have also local origins, which would explain Halfpenn Field in Cambridgeshire. The residents gave half a penny per acre to repair the Needham Dyke in that county.

Halperin Early Origins



The surname Halperin was first found in Worcestershire 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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Halperin Spelling Variations


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Halperin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Halperin have been found, including Halfpenny, Halpin(Limerick), Halpeny(Monaghan), Halpern and many more.

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Halperin Early History


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Halperin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Halperin research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Halperin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Halperin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Halperin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Halperin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Halperin In Ireland


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Halperin In Ireland



Some of the Halperin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Halperin, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were: Robert Halfpenny arrived in Annapolis Maryland in 1725; Michael Halfpenny settled in New England in 1753; along with Peter; Thomas Halfpenny settled in Norfolk, Virginia in 1823..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Halperin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Halperin (post 1700)



  • Tim Halperin (b. 1987), American singer-songwriter
  • Victor Hugo Halperin (1895-1983), American stage actor, stage director, film director, producer, and writer
  • Robert Sherman "Bob" Halperin (1908-1985), nicknamed "Buck", an American gold and silver medalist sailor, NFL football quarterback, co-founder of Lands' End, and Chairman of Commercial Light Company
  • Mark Evan Halperin (b. 1965), American senior political analyst for Time magazine, Time.com, and MSNBC
  • David M. Halperin (b. 1952), American theorist in the fields of gender studies, queer theory and critical theory
  • Bertrand I. Halperin, American Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy and winner of the 2003 Wolf Prize in Physics
  • Israel Halperin CM FRSC (1911-2007), Canadian mathematician and social activist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    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. 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.
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    The Halperin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Halperin 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 20 December 2013 at 07:50.

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