name Lypton comes from when the family resided in the village of Lupton located in the county of Westmorland.
Early Origins of the Lypton family
The surname Lypton 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 Lypton family
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Lypton Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Lypton has been recorded under many different variations, including Lupton, Lipton and others.
Early Notables of the Lypton family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lypton family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England
made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Lypton 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..