Nipps History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Nipps family
The surname Nipps was first found in Somerset, where they held a family seat from early times.
Early History of the Nipps family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nipps research. Another 87 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1327, 1377, 1604, 1734, 1746, 1787, 1640, 1711, 1650 and 1722 are included under the topic Early Nipps History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Nipps Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Nipps has been spelled many different ways, including Knibb, Knibbs, Knebb, Knibs, Nybbe, Nibb, Nibbs and others.
Early Notables of the Nipps family (pre 1700)
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Nipps migration to the United States +
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Nippss to arrive in North America:
Nipps Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Heinrich Nipps, aged 22, who immigrated to the United States from Shaan, Lichtenstein, in 1920
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