The ancestry of the name Liptons dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the village of Lupton located in the county of Westmorland.
Early Origins of the Liptons family
The surname Liptons was first found in Westmorland
at Lupton, now part of Cumbria
. The township in the parish of Kirkby Lonsdale dates back to the Domesday Book
of 1086 where it was listed as Lupetun CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
and literally meant "farmstead of a man called Hluppa," from the Old English personal name
+ "tun." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Lupton is an historic manor in the parish of Brixham, Devon
and this manor dates back to the Domesday Book
as Lochetone, lands held by Juhel of Totnes, within his feudal
barony of Totnes. Much of the manor's interior was destroyed by fire in 1926, but was rebuilt and used during World War II by the American forces. In 2008, the Lupton Trust was established which uses the house and grounds for various functions to help with the costs of restoration.
Early History of the Liptons family
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Liptons Spelling Variations
in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Liptons have been found, including Lupton, Lipton and others.
Early Notables of the Liptons family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Liptons family to the New World and Oceana
Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England
. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England
, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Liptons, or a variant listed above: David Lupton settled in Virginia in 1635; Captain Abraham Lipton, Crocketts Regiment; Jane and Arthur Lupton settled in New York in 1822 with their two children..
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- ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
- ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)