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 Jollipe 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 Jollipe family
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Jollipe Spelling Variations
Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Jollipe include Gollop, Gallop, Gallup, Gollup and others.
Early Notables of the Jollipe family (pre 1700)
Dorset, he was a wealthy merchant who acquired...
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Migration of the Jollipe family to Ireland
Some of the Jollipe family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Jollipe family to the New World and Oceana
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Jollipe or a variant listed above: Anne, Christobel, Humphrey and John Gallop who settled in Nantasket in 1630.
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