Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It was a name 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 Jolipe 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 Jolipe 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 Jolipe family
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Jolipe Spelling Variations
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 Jolipe include Gollop, Gallop, Gallup, Gollup and others.
Early Notables of the Jolipe family (pre 1700)
Dorset, he was a wealthy merchant who acquired...
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Migration of the Jolipe family to Ireland
Some of the Jolipe family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Jolipe family to the New World and Oceana
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: Anne, Christobel, Humphrey and John Gallop who settled in Nantasket in 1630.
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