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Olliff Early Origins



The surname Olliff was first found in Northampton, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Olliff Spelling Variations


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Olliff Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Olive, Oliff, Oliffe, Oliph and others.

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Olliff Early History


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Olliff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Olliff research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1635, 1692, 1684 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Olliff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Olliff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Olliff Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Olliff Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Olliff In Ireland


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Olliff In Ireland



Some of the Olliff family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 39 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Olliff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Olliff, aged 25, arrived in New York in 1812

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Contemporary Notables of the name Olliff (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Olliff (post 1700)



  • Dr. Emmanuel Pétavel- Olliff (1836-1910), Swiss pastor and biblical scholar
  • Arthur Sidney Olliff (1865-1895), Australian taxonomist, Government entomologist in New South Wales
  • Laurie Olliff, New Zealand rugby league player who represented his country in the 1960 World Cup
  • John Sheldon Olliff (1908-1951), English tennis player, author and sportsjournalist

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    9. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    10. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
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    The Olliff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Olliff 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.

    This page was last modified on 29 April 2015 at 07:51.

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