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The name Hipp has a rich and ancient history. It is an Anglo-Saxon name that was originally derived from the son of Herbert. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
In Old English, patronyms were formed by adding a variety of suffixes to personal names, which changed over time and from place to place. For example, after the Norman Conquest, sunu and sune, which meant son, were the most common patronymic suffixes. In the 12th and 13th centuries, the most common patronymic names included the word filius, which meant son. By the 14th century, the suffix son had replaced these earlier versions. Surnames that were formed with filius or son were more common in the north of England and it was here that the number of individuals without surnames was greatest at this time.

Hipp Early Origins



The surname Hipp was first found in Norfolk and Suffolk, where the name was derived from "Hib and diminutive Hib-kin, sharpened to Hip and Hipkin." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 provide some of the earliest entries of early forms of the name: Hyppe (without surname), Norfolk; John Hyppe, Norfolk; and Lucia Hippo, Suffolk. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
Another source notes Lefsius Hippe as being listed in the same rolls in Suffolk and John Hipecok in the Assize Rolls of Somerset in 1243. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)

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Hipp Spelling Variations


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Hipp Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Hipp include Hipkin, Hippkin, Hipken, Hippken, Hipkins, Hipkens, Hippe, Hipp and many more.

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Hipp Early History


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Hipp Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hipp research. Another 110 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1273 and 1646 are included under the topic Early Hipp History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hipp Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hipp Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Hipp In Ireland


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Hipp In Ireland



Some of the Hipp family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 78 words (6 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


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The Great Migration



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Hipp Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Geo Hipp, who landed in South Carolina in 1749
  • Hans Georg Hipp, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • John Hipp to Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1772

Hipp Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bernard Hipp to Philadelphia in 1850
  • John Hipp, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1866
  • August Hipp, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1874

Hipp Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Carl Hipp, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Thamm, Germany, in 1906
  • Alexis Hipp, aged 45, who emigrated to the United States from Dambach, Germany, in 1907
  • Anna Hipp, aged 59, who settled in America from Kirchentellinsfurt, Germany, in 1908
  • Fredrich Hipp, aged 34, who landed in America from Pinchtelfingen, Germany, in 1908
  • Alfred Hipp, aged 16, who landed in America from Boozbeim, Germany, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hipp (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hipp (post 1700)



  • Joe "The Boss" Hipp (b. 1962), U.S. professional boxer, inductee into American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame
  • Bryan Hipp (d. 2006), American guitarist
  • Otto Hipp (1885-1952), German politician, Mayor of Regensburg
  • Matthias Hipp (1813-1893), German clock maker, inventor of Hipp Toggle and Hipp's Chronograph
  • Jutta Hipp (1925-2003), German-born jazz pianist and painter
  • Georg Hipp (1905-1967), German businessman, founder of Hipp Babynahrung

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)

Other References

  1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  2. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. 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. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  5. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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The Hipp Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hipp 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.

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