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The surname Pepperrell was first found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Peperell, Pepperell, Pepperel, Pipperell, Piperell, Peperall, Pepperall, Peperel, Piperel and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pepperrell research. Another 293 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1538, 15b), 1455, 1487, 1696, 1759 and 1759 are included under the topic Early Pepperrell History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pepperrell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alexander Pepperell, who came to America in 1698; Elizabeth Pepperell, who came to Barbados or Jamaica in 1700; John Pepperell, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1749.
The Pepperrell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pepperrell 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 4 June 2012 at 10:22.