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The German state of Bavaria is the ancestral home of the Lipe family. Nickname surnames, such as Lipe, were derived from an eke-name, or added name. They usually reflected the physical characteristics or attributes of the first person that used the name. The family name Lipe is a name for a person who is considered holy or intelligent. It stems from a Old German word "Liutberht," meaning "most brilliant or holy, of the people." The endings "-bert," "-bricht," "-pert," "-ke" and "-brecht" are interchangeable in medieval names, depending on the region.

Lipe Early Origins



The surname Lipe was first found in Bavaria, where the ancestors of the bearers of this family name lived from ancient times. The name derives from the older Leiprecht and Leuprecht, which themselves derived from the Old-German word "Liutberht," meaning "shining" or "holy" people. St. Luitpert was a patron saint of farmers in Swabia. The German name endings "-bert," "-bricht," "-pert," "-ke" and "-brecht" were interchangeable in mediaeval names, depending on the region. The first recorded mention found was of Hans Lueprecht of Leutkirch in 1345.

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Lipe Spelling Variations


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Lipe Spelling Variations



One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Lipe include Lippert, Lipert, Lipard, Lippard, Lipperts, Liperts, Leuprecht, Leiprecht, Leibert, Leubert, Lueprecht, Lueprecht, Luprecht, Leubrecht, Leibrecht, Luebrecht, Lubrecht, Lubricht, Lubert and many more.

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Lipe Early History


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Lipe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lipe research. Another 156 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1706 and 1745 are included under the topic Early Lipe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lipe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lipe Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lipe 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



Between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries, German settlers arrived in North America by the thousands. Persecution based on religion and poverty were great motivators in this large-scale migration. So too was the opportunity for tenant farmers to own their own land. Ample land and opportunity awaited the settlers who went to such states as Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California, as well as Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Lipe or a variant listed above:

Lipe Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Betty Lipe, aged 40, who settled in America, in 1910
  • Christina Lipe, aged 35, who landed in America, in 1910
  • Katherine Lipe, aged 15, who emigrated to America, in 1910
  • Basse Lipe, aged 42, who landed in America from Rodomisle, Russia, in 1912
  • Kate Lipe, aged 17, who landed in America, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lipe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lipe (post 1700)



  • Frances Lipe, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1972

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    5. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
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    The Lipe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lipe 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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