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Early Origins of the Lippens family

The surname Lippens was first found in Limousin, where this noble family held a family seat since ancient times.

Early History of the Lippens family

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Lippens Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lepine, Lepines, Lepinne, Lepinnes, Pine, Pines, Lespinasse, Lespinasses, Le Pine and many more.

Early Notables of the Lippens family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family was Jean Lespinasse of Pebeyre, the Lord of Pebeyre; and Louis Ellies du Pin, or Dupin (1657-1719), a French ecclesiastical historian, author of "Nouvelle bibliothèque des auteurs ecclésiastiques." Francesca Margherita de l'Epine, in spite of her French-sounding surname, appears to have been an Italian singer. From Italy she came to England with a German musician named Greber, and was often, therefore, called 'Greber's Peg' by the wits of the day. An advertisement in the 'London Gazette' (No. 2834), 1692, announces that the ' Italian lady (that is lately come over that is so famous for her singing)...
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Migration of the Lippens family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charles Lepine who settled in Boston in 1765; Jacques Lepine who settled in Louisiana in 1765; and Louis Lepine who settled in Philadelphia in 1795.

Contemporary Notables of the name Lippens (post 1700) +

  • Leopold Raymond Maurice François Marie Ghislain Lippens (1941-2021), Belgian politician, Mayor of Knokke-Heist for over 40 years, between 1979 until his death in 2021
  • Martinus "Martin" Lippens (1934-2016), Belgian international football player and trainer on Facebook